A lawyer based in Jerusalem is raising money — and eyebrows — with an online crowdsourcing effort aimed at flying expats to Canada to campaign and vote for the Conservatives’ Stephen Harper.
Dan Illouz, born and educated in Montreal, launched the online fundraiser in July and has so far raised $4,724 from his initial goal of $4,500. The project, titled Be a part of a Campaign to Thank Prime Minister Harper, hopes to fly 10 Israeli-Canadians to Canada in October to bolster support for Harper in Jewish communities. The funds would cover plane tickets, car rentals and election-related events.
“We want your help to send a small group of Canadians living currently in Israel that will go back to Canada in order to vote in the coming elections,” writes Illouz in the fundraiser description. He was not immediately available for comment.
“This campaign will give a great message to Prime Minister Stephen Harper by thanking him for his support for Israel. It will also encourage the CanadianRead More »from Israeli-Canadian crowdsourcing to fly in voters for Harper