Michelle Goldberg: Anti-Zionism Isn’t the Same as Anti-Semitism (in the Zionist NYT No Less)

Cultural Intelligence, Peace Intelligence

Anti-Zionism Isn’t the Same as Anti-Semitism

American Jews have nothing to fear from the new congressional critics of Israel.

The conflation of anti-Zionism with anti-Semitism is a bit of rhetorical sleight-of-hand that depends on treating Israel as the embodiment of the Jewish people everywhere.

As long as the de facto policy of the Israeli government is that there should be only one state in historic Palestine, it’s unreasonable to regard Palestinian demands for equal rights in that state as anti-Semitic.

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Phi Beta Iota: We are delighted that the Zionist prat paper, the NYT, published this. It’s about time.

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