city government and school officials were shocked to discover that a city
madrassa had used viciously anti-Semitic materials in its curriculum. They
couldn’t understand why a respected Muslim institution would ever do such a
thing.The school in question has now had its license revoked. Many
thanks to Vlad Tepes for
uploading this discussion by Michael Coren and Clare Lopez about the
an article in the The National Post:
TORONTO — An Islamic school that had been using teaching materials
that disparaged Jews and encouraged boys to keep fit for jihad has lost its
license to use Toronto District School Board property.
suspended a permit issued to the Islamic Shia Study Centre, which operated the
East End Madrassah out of a Toronto high school until an outcry last week over
the content of its curriculum booklets.
“The Islamic Shia Study Centre
will not be able to permit TDSB property until the police investigation is
complete and they are able to demonstrate that they comply with board policies
and procedures,” Ryan Bird, a TDSB spokesman, said Wednesday.
the outcome of the police investigation, we are willing to meet with the permit
holder to discuss TDSB policies and procedures. As soon as we became aware of
this complaint, we started to review the permit and the information that was