Eibie Weizfeld

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Abraham Harvey "Eibie" Weizfeld is a Montreal-based peace activist and author.[1][2] In 1989 his anthology of the Jewish opposition movement was published as "The End of Zionism: and the liberation of the Jewish People".

Weizfeld's thesis is published and online as "Nation, Society and the State: the reconciliation of Palestinian and Jewish Nationhood", 2009.

He is a co-founder of the New Bundist Movement, and of the Alliance of Concerned Jewish Canadians.

In 1985 he attained notoriety when he and a colleague broke a unicorn statue's symbolic stone chain on the Peace Tower (the Canadian Coat of Arms) on Parliament Hill as part of a protest by a group called Parliament Hill Peace Camp, which was opposed to the testing of cruise missiles in Canada. The attack caused $15,000 in damage and the pair were sentenced to 30 days' imprisonment.[1] The "peace camp", which consisted initially of four people, a tent, table, tarpaulin and mock missile, had originally been intended to only remain on Parliament Hill for three days, but ultimately remained for more than two years.[3]

Weizfeld has travelled to Libya on several occasions to defend the rule of the Jamahiriya of Muammar Gaddafi and ultimately the Libyan National Council revolt.[1]

Weizfeld is a Jewish Socialist academic and Modern-Orthodox Jewish agnostic. As a result, he is a Jewish anti-Zionist.

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  1. ^ a b c Kinsella, Warren, "Unholy Alliances", 1992
  2. ^ Weizfeld, Eibie. "Sabra and Shatila", 1984, 1989
  3. ^ Clearwater, John. "Just Dummies: Cruise Missile Testing in Canada", 2006

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