Monday, March 12, 2007

Anti-Semitism or Legitimate criticism of Israeli Policy?

Some anti-Zionists can't believe that anti-Zionism is racism. They insist that all attempts to conflate anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism are simply propaganda of the "Israel Lobby" designed to shut them up.

Reality is stronger than their fantasies however. Two attempts to pass motions against Anti-Semitism in the Palestine Solidarity Campaign failed. How could it be otherwise? How could a movement that denies the Jewish people the right to self-determination not be racist?

See also - this evaluation from a pro-Palestinian academic:
"On the whole Ant-Zionism is close to, or a mask for, Anti-Semitism."
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