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Farber: The Jewish white supremacist vote

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Did some Toronto Jews vote for a mayoral candidate who is arguably a white supremacist, neo-Nazi enabler in the last municipal election?

It’s possible that Jews comprised some of the 25,667 Toronto voters who cast their ballot for Faith Goldy, a well-known figure on the extreme right. She came in third, behind John Tory and Jennifer Keesmaat.

Goldy is the new golden girl of the white supremacist movement. Articulate, assertive, well-heeled and presentable, Goldy graduated from Havergal College, a prestigious girls school, and the University of Toronto, where she was awarded a student leadership prize. (Given her racist leadership activities since then, there has been a call to rescind that award.)

Goldy has mastered the ability to use language that speaks to the burgeoning numbers of racist youth – language that fuels hate, Islamophobia and bigotry.

Her connections to white supremacy and other assorted racists has been well documented by The Canadian Jewish News. Exactly what motivated her deep dive into........

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