Posts Tagged ‘Anti-Semitism’
Posted in Uncategorized, tagged Anti-Semitism, anti-semitism and the Israel-Palestine conflict, Anti-Zionism, anti-zionism vs anti-semitism, David Duke, Frazier Glenn Miller, Frazier Miller, Global anti-Semitism, hate attacks, Kansas City Jewish Community attacks, KKK, rates of anti-semitism, White Patriot Party on April 15, 2014 | Leave a Comment »
Posted in Zionism, tagged Anti-Semitism, Balfour Declaration, Hannah Arendt, Julius Kahn, Palestine, Woodrow Wilson, World War I, World War II, Yousef Munayyer, Zionism on January 9, 2014 | 1 Comment »
My friend, Yousef Munayyer unearthed this remarkably prescient letter from 1919, ahead of the post-WWI peace conference. It was published in full by the Times, in the wake of its having been presented to President Woodrow Wilson. It was brought to Wilson by Julius Kahn, a Jewish Congressman from San Francisco.
The objections raised to the Zionist enterprise and the disagreement with the recently presented Balfour Declaration are interesting. They are, primarily, rooted in concern for the welfare of Jewish people around the globe, although due consideration is given to the Palestinian population. The case they made was a pretty powerful one, though it did not sway Wilson or the other world leaders of the day, who, as history has well noted, were tantalized by the ideas of fulfilling biblical prophecy with the Jewish return to Zion, having a permanent European presence in what was quickly becoming the most important region of the “oriental” world, and ridding their own countries of Jews. (more…)
Posted in One-State Solution, West Bank, tagged Abraham Foxman, Anti-Semitism, Arab Spring, Benjamin Netanyahu, CHaim Weizmann, David Ben-Gurion, democracy, Habayit Hayehudi, Hamas, Hosni Mubarak, Israel, Israeli Arabs, Josef Weitz, Moshe Arens, Naftali Bennett, Occupied Territories, OECD, Oslo Accords, Palestine, Poverty, Tel Aviv, Theodor Herzl, West Bank, Yitzhak Rabin, Ze'ev Jabotinsky, Zionism on May 20, 2013 | Leave a Comment »
Posted in Free speech, Jewish Community, tagged Anti-Semitism, BDS, Great Neck, Islamophobia, Israel, Jewish Daily Forward, Jews, Judith Butler, Muslims, New York, Omar Barghouti, Palestine, Pamela Geller, Racism on April 12, 2013 | Leave a Comment »
The Forward asked me to write a piece for them along the lines of the piece on Pam Geller and BDS which appeared in Souciant today. The two articles have both similarities and differences, so you should check out both. Can’t say I’m keen on the title, but it does reflect what I wrote.