Tag Archives: Zionism

Jeremy Corbyn, the Left, and its antisemitism problem

The hitherto almost-unknown British Labour MP and backbencher Jeremy Corbyn has surged ahead in the Labour elections for a new leader, and to the establishment’s surprise and utter horror, it looks like he will become the new leader. I wrote … Continue reading

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Zionism is not a dirty word. Let us reclaim the narrative

Anyone who swims in the murky waters of the internet and the lower reaches of social media will have come across anti-Israel “activists” – antisemites by any other name – who take great delight in calling anyone who defends Israel … Continue reading

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After the Paris murders, ambivalence about Aliya

The funerals of the four Jewish victims of the terrorist attack on the Paris kosher supermarket took place in Jerusalem on Tuesday. Family and friends and Israeli political leaders delivered eulogies in a very moving ceremony which was impressively well-attended … Continue reading

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The artificial Palestinian identity and the “right of return”

The Palestinians claim that since they are separate national identity, they are entitled to “the right of return” as a basic inalienable right, and this forms a central, irrevocable platform in the “peace” negotiations with Israel. I have addressed this … Continue reading

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Guest Post: RIP Nelson Mandela

This is a guest post by frequent commenter and contributor Brian Goldfarb.  Just a few words of introduction: I feel very ambivalent about Nelson Mandela (see the rest of this post for an explanation) and didn’t know how to approach … Continue reading

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A closer look at the New Antisemitism (hint: it’s the same as the old)

Like a virus, the old antisemitism has mutated into a new version, although the old version is still in place as well.  The modern version of antisemitism has replaced the Jewish people and the Jewish religion with the state of … Continue reading

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