The official statement released by the Canadian prime minister on International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust on Wednesday is causing a storm on social media for its omission of Jews in reference to the Nazi genocide. Posted on Facebook by such figures as London-based Middle East analyst Jonathan Sacerdoti, Christians United for Israel (Canada) CEO Frank Dimant and i24 News producer Dvora Charness to point out what they see as a travesty Justin Trudeaus statement is garnering hundreds of comments from furious followers.
Sacerdoti prefaced his post with: “Dear Mr Trudeau, Jew. Jews. Jewish. Judaism. Antisemitism. Regards, Jonathan.” Dimant wrote above his own posting of Trudeaus statement: No mention of Six Million Jews murdered by the Nazis. Also interesting to note no reference to antisemitism sweeping Europe and the Islamist world. Charness, a Canadian, wrote: “This is what happens when you elect a 5 year old as Prime Minister… Missing words : Jew/Jewish/antisemitism *#disgustedcanadian.” Indeed, Trudeaus very short statement mentions the Holocaust, the Nazis and the danger of allowing hatred to spread, but hides the identity of the victims. It reads as follows: FULL REPORT