Genocide Begins with Words

Genocides are discursive phenomena in the sense that they begin with words and end in bloodshed. The war on Israel has always been about exterminating the Jews although that goal is usually not explicitly spelled out. How is that so? There is a consensus in Palestinian society that the Jews will have to be completelyContinue reading “Genocide Begins with Words”

Leftwing Anti-Semitism Must be Delegitimized

One key problem facing the Jewish world is the mainstreaming of leftwing Anti-Semitism. The IHRA definition of Anti-Semitism as widely endorsed by liberal democracies recognizes Anti-Zionism as constituting Anti-Semitism and some Western leaders have condemned BDS, there are however no national leaders outside of Israel speaking out against leftwing Anti-Semitism generally of which BDS ofContinue reading “Leftwing Anti-Semitism Must be Delegitimized”

Master-Slave Morality and Zionism

The case against Israel is based in Master-Slave morality in 1) falsely claiming on the basis of Slave morality that Palestinians are an oppressed group on account of Israeli counterterrorism and other self-defense and 2) wielding Master morality against Jews such as through terrorism and wars of aggression with genocidal intent while accusing Jewish self-defenseContinue reading “Master-Slave Morality and Zionism”

Jewish Critical Theory Will Win Back Progressive Jews to Zionism

Critical theory is an interdisciplinary academic field devoted to studying and exposing how subconscious societal, cultural and discursive structures determine human behavior. Jewish critical theory, i.e. a) exposing and discrediting Anti-Jewish structures in discourse, b) deploying rabbinic discursive modes in all kinds of discourses and c) advocating for indigenous nations everywhere, including in the ArabContinue reading “Jewish Critical Theory Will Win Back Progressive Jews to Zionism”

The Rise of Leftwing Anti-Semitism

We are seeing a dramatic rise in leftwing Anti-Semitism primarily in the United States but also in other countries. It is essential to understand how this happened and what is driving this process. During the Cold War the left was all about economic issues. After socialist economics was discredited was there a shift within theContinue reading “The Rise of Leftwing Anti-Semitism”

The Jews and the Left

Israel relies on bipartisan support in the United States Congress. Of course, the US-Israeli alliance would survive without congressional support since this special relationship is built upon common interests between the two nations. Saudi Arabia does not enjoy support in the US Congress and presidential candidate Joe Biden was intensely critical of Saudi Arabia. YetContinue reading “The Jews and the Left”

Jews must Reappropriate Intersectionality

Zionism was once championed by the political left in the West when Israel had a democratic socialist economy dominated by collectives, cooperatives and union-owned industries. Israel has since 1977 left socialism in eventually becoming the most high tech economy in the world with the Israeli high tech sector accounting for 40% of Israeli exports. YetContinue reading “Jews must Reappropriate Intersectionality”