Friday, 7 September 2018

If you want a fair definition of Zionism, it's best to ask a Palestinian

New blog post at Patheos

Here's an extract:

"All of this has forfeited our right to independently define our oppression without consulting the victims of our new faith in Jewish nationalism. The meaning of ‘antisemitism’ and ‘Zionism’ is no longer ours to determine alone. These words, and most importantly the experiences they bring with them, now belong to the Palestinian people too."

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Sunday, 2 September 2018

Sacks V. Corbyn: Why conflating anti-Zionism makes fighting antisemitism impossible

MY LATEST BLOG POST published at Patheos:

"While leaders like Jonathan Sacks continue to speak as if Zionism is, was, and forever will be, an innocent and holy endeavour, we will be stuck with a devalued and discounted understanding of antisemitism. And the muddle, confusion and politicisation of antisemitism will continue to undermine our ability to challenge it or understand the suffering of the Palestinian people."

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