Text book for Jewish Children in Toronto.
some of the passages from the book being taught to Jewish Children in Toronto, including the school on Bathurst street.
Please note the following
1. The Center for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) claimed that calling Medina Jews of 1400 years ago 'treacherous' and 'crafty' was anti-semitic. On page 41, Prophet Mohammad (SAW) is called a 'Rabid Jew-Hater', page 43 describes how muslims butchered the 600 Jewish men, took their wives and children to be sold in to slavery and Prohet Mohammad (SAW) kept a beautiful Jewish woman for his harem. Page 43 also calls the muslims a 'swaggering, venegful horde', page 45 describes shi'ites as rabid fanatics and uses a expression later stating "The savage beginings of Mohammed's sweeping massacres". If calling the Medina Jews of 1400 years ago 'treacherous' and 'crafty' is hateful then the language used above is definitely much more hateful. Lets see if the Jewish Schools teaching this curriculum issue an unreserved apology for this hateful text, have a board review and revise the text and then have our board approve the revised text. (For those whose first language may not be English, Rabid means mad or fanatical, rabid animals are those suffering from rabies)
2. David Spiro, Greater Toronto co-chair of the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) termed the assertion Jews wanted to kill Mohammad a “horrific conspiracy theory” and “blood libel.” It is very ironic that the same concept is being taught to Jewish children in Toronto through page 43 of this book which describes how Jews tried to kill Prophet Mohammad (SAW). CIJA calims were slanderous in nature and were meant to intimidate teh community and run a propaganda campaign.