Saturday, 21 September 2019

The Climate Emergency makes Zionism obsolete, but Judaism could help save the planet

MY LATEST AT PATHEOS: In this week of climate change protests and a United Nations summit, I'm opening a 'Jewish/green front' in the debate over Zionism.

Here's the opening:

"The Climate Emergency makes Zionism redundant as a future response to antisemitism; it’s already responsible for gross inequality in resilience against climate change; and, in the context of the global crisis we face, Zionism is one of many obsolete ideologies which needs to be ditched if we’re to build a sustainable future for all of us.
In contrast, Judaism itself, shorn of its Zionist overlay, has plenty to offer as we look for radically different ways to relate to each other and the planet." 

Read the full post here