Thursday, February 28, 2019

"Anti-Zionism is not the same as Anti-Semitism"

It is racist to accuse all Jews as being Zionists, as the Zionists do. This is a sweeping statement stereotyping a nation. Many Jews are not Zionists, and many others, like many ultra orthodox Jews, reject the Israel state entirety. This is a political position.

Activist and academic Sai Englert explains why conflating Anti-Zionism with Anti-Semitism is "problematic".

Israeli historian Ilan Pappé: it's not occupation - it's colonisation

Israeli historian Ilan Pappé says Israel's presence in Palestinian territories is not occupation - it's colonisation.


Detroit Dan said...

Peter Beinart has a column saying the same thing: Debunking The Myth That Anti-Zionism Is Anti-Semitic

Kaivey said...

Thank you, Dan. I will check it out.