Globe and Mail Contributor Compares Israeli Settlers to Perpetrators of Spanish Inquisition

Absurdly, in a commentary published in the Globe and Mail today, Erna Paris compares Israeli settlers (implicitly, the territorial dispute between Israelis and Palestinians) to the odious crimes perpetrated in the Spanish Inquisition. Paris writes (emphasis added): “It is not a defence of violence to note that, across history, all three religions have traversed periods of extremism, […]