The Harper government appears to have embarked on a campaign to silence Canadian critics of Israel, in ways that threaten to undermine Canada's tradition of debate, particularly at our universities.
British playwright Caryl Churchill's 10-minute play on Gaza is in Toronto this weekend. The playwright may have a political position, but what a play does best is raise moral questions to ponder.
<p><span>Judy Rebick and Alan Sears respond to their March 1, 2009 article entitled, "Memo to Minister Kenney: Criticism of Israel is not anti-Semitism."</span></p>
Israel is now a state among nations and must be held to account, not absolved for fear of igniting a new Holocaust.