Tale of Two Ghettoes

by
Abby Zimet

 

Warsaw ghetto, left. Gaza after Israeli bombing, right

Adbusters recently compared the open-air prison of Israeli-occupied Gaza to the Warsaw ghetto of Nazi-occupied Poland, prompting
the Canadian Jewish Congress to charge anti-Semitism and swiftly lobby
one of Canada's biggest pharmacy chains to pull the magazine off their
shelves. Now the Vancouver-based activist group is urging: Tell them to
debate, not censor.

"A walled off ghetto, an
occupying military that controls the entry of food and daily
necessities, desperate attempts by hungry civilians to smuggle
commodities through tunnels, and punitive collective punishment against
all those who resist..."

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