Israel is coming under attack from the not-so-far-left. Progressives ought to know better about the ugliness of anti-Zionism and where it usually leads. My essay for Sunday Review in
"American democracy is already in jeopardy for having one party that has surrendered to the politics of ethnic bigotry disguised as social concern. To have two would be fatal." A must-read for Jews--and for anyone who cares about the health of our country
Time for a few stinging words of truth? Here they are from
Wonderful column from on the failure of the not-so-far-left to root out anti-Zionism inside its tent. Read it.
This might be ‘s most important piece. Let’s hope it has a huge impact. “A movement that can detect a racist dog-whistle from miles away is strangely deaf when it comes to some of the barking on its own side of the fence.”
“What’s unsettling is that the far-left’s hostility is now being mainstreamed by the not-so-far left. Anti-Zionism... is becoming a respectable position among people who would never support the elimination of any other country in any other circumstance.”
This—>The Progressive Assault on Israel: A movement that can detect a racist dog-whistle from miles away is strangely deaf when it comes to some of the barking on its own side of the fence. Bravo ⁦⁩ ⁦
.'s essay on the progressive assault against Jewish sovereignty is your weekend must-read.
Thanks for clear explanation of how anti-Zionism churns up & channels anti-Semitism, & pointing out that hate has no place in any US political party or movement. People of good faith should call out anti-Semitism & prejudice of all kinds.
Excellent column by ⁦⁩ on the inability of many progressives to recognize the bigotry inherent in the movement to boycott Israel
Anti-Zionists want to roll back tape of history to '48 and pretend Israel never existed. Why only Israel? India and Pakistan were created at the same time, with millions killed, and millions of refugees created. Does Pakistan have a right to exist?
Pro-Palestinian demonstrators seized the stage of the National L.G.B.T.Q. Task Force’s marquee conference, “Creating Change” and demanded a boycott of Israel.
The Progressive Assault on Israel — superb, must-read piece by about how the Democratic Party is in danger of being captured by anti-Semites masquerading as anti-Zionists, just as has
From 's must-read essay: "...the most toxic assumption is that Jews, whether in Israel or the U.S., can never really be thought of as victims or even as a minority because they are white, wealthy, powerful and 'privileged.'"
A movement that can detect a racist dog-whistle from miles away is strangely deaf when it comes to some of the barking on its own side of the fence.
“What’s unsettling is that the far-left’s hostility [to Israel] is now being mainstreamed by the not-so-far left.”
An incredibly important, incredibly powerful, incredibly well argued piece by . Read
You should read one of America's finest/most important writers, , on "The Progressive Assault on Israel." Then read it again.
“Anti-Zionism — that is, rejection not just of this or that Israeli policy, but also of the idea of a Jewish state itself — is becoming a respectable position among ppl who would never support the elimination of any other country in any other circumstance”
The Progressive Assault on Israel
"[T]he far-left’s hostility is now being mainstreamed by the not-so-far left. Anti-Zionism...is becoming a respectable position among people who would never support the elimination of any other country in any other circumstance."
The Progressive Assault on Israel via
Opinion | The Progressive Assault on Israel - The New York Times #truth Where is ⁦⁩ condemnation of bigotry from the new congress members?
Powerful argument against growing "progressive" anti-semitism.
Just read this important piece by In it, he hits many of the points I did in my essay for last fall.
Kudos to Bret Stephens for his terrific column in which he takes on the left's anti-Semitism. AOC etc should read it and think before opening their mouths
In his Friday column, makes several excellent points: But I would push back against this one, for reasons I outline here:
Depressingly accurate, though I would say the Corbynization of the American left is much more advanced than he thinks