Canadian editor: Some of the nicest people I ever met are Nazis

Nothing wrong with being a Nazi, says editor of paper accused of anti-Semitism.

May 19, 2015 00:55
1 minute read.
CANADIAN PUBLICATION ‘Your Ward News’ ran this collage portraying large-nosed Jews in response to ob

CANADIAN PUBLICATION ‘Your Ward News’ ran this collage portraying large-nosed Jews in response to objections by a Jewish postal worker to distributing the paper.. (photo credit: ANTISEMITISM.ORG.IL)


Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analysis from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief


There is nothing wrong with being a Nazi, the editor of a small Canadian periodical accused of perpetuating negative stereotypes about Jews told the Toronto Star on Saturday.

James Sears, the editor of Your Ward News, a local Toronto magazine, was under fire after publishing a collage portraying large-nosed Jews objecting to its distribution, according to the report. The illustration in question was a response to objections by a Jewish postal worker to distributing the paper.

In a copy of the illustration posted online, a bearded postal worker with glowing red eyes, peyot and a kippa is shown holding a bagel and screaming: “It’s the Holocaust all over again.” In a second panel, two Jews with large noses are engaged in a conversation regarding Your Ward News.

“Bernie, these goyim are meshuga, but where’s the hate,” one asked the other.

“Keep looking Saul,” the second replies.

While one Jewish leader told the Star that it was “a clear attempt at a hateful representation of Jews,” Sears disagreed.

Queried if he is running a neo-Nazi magazine, Sears wrote the Star that “neither I nor the publication are ‘neo-Nazi’... NOT THAT THERE’S ANYTHING WRONG WITH THAT! Some of the nicest people I have ever met are Nazis, but we are not.”

In an open letter to Canadian postal workers published in Your Ward News, Sears stated that the New Constitution Party of Canada, a group connected to and promoted in the magazine, “also love the Jewish people” but not the “illegitimate Zionist apartheid State of Israel that holocausts the Palestinians whose land they stole.”

The postal worker who expressed objections to distributing the magazine “obviously has personal demons that he should exorcise with his rabbi,” he added, volunteering to “sit down with him to provide counseling in the form of ZioMarxist deprogramming.”

The party and the magazine, he added, are engaged in a battle with “the parasite” for the future of Canada.

The letter was published under a cartoon of Jesus with an assault rifle slung behind his back standing next to a grenade.

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

European Union and Poland's flags flutter
May 22, 2019
Poland, the heart of Europe?