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Politics | "Apartheid" State?

Anti-Zionists advocate a global apartheid

Those who accuse Israel of apartheid want to make the Jews second-class citizens of the world.

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Yair Lapid: I am a Zionist – 2009

Yair Lapid: I am a Zionist – 2009 Yair Lapid says he belongs to tiny minority that influenced world more than any other nation. An opinion piece in Ynet News from Jan. 2009. H/T to Bob Kook I believe that the Jewish people established itself in the

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UNPACKED – Are Israelis White? | Zionism Revisited

UNPACKED – Are Israelis White? | Zionism Revisited Throughout history, people have traveled from across the world to make Israel their home. This has created a fundamental Israeli value to encourage and support immigrant absorption. Immigration to I

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Zionists Don’t Need To Justify Their Existence

Why would I need to justify where I live or the policies of my government? I’ve never seen a similar talk given by people who live in other countries unless they were an official spokesperson of the

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UNPACKED: The Great Kibbutz Experiment | Zionism Revisited

UNPACKED: The Great Kibbutz Experiment | Zionism Revisited In 1909 when young Jews founded the first Kibbutz, they had no idea that they would be forming a symbol of Israel’s rebirth. These agricultural communities innovated the communal experience as a

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Israel Is the Least-Stolen Land

To the Editor: In "'Native Land Acknowledgments' Are the Latest Woke Ritual" (op-ed, June 11), Eugene Kontorovich elegantly ridicules the budding leftist requirement that public statements be prefaced by a ceremonial nod to the peoples who once inhabited

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Condemning the 'mapping project' isn't enough

  On the face of it, the “Mapping Project” undertaken by Boston BDS was a disaster for the anti-Semitic movement.

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100 Years Ago This Month: When Congress Embraced Zionism—Unanimously

One hundred years ago this week, the United States Congress unanimously embraced Zionism.

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The Soviet origins of left-wing anti-Zionism

Today’s haters of Israel are heirs to one of the longest and most effective anti-Semitic propaganda campaigns in modern history. Op-ed.

Politics | Opinion

Big Lies, Blood Libels, and anti-Zionist narrative | Israel National News

A day in the cognitive war against the Jews, perhaps the hottest war, one which will determine the outcome of much else.Op-ed

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Why the Left went from being pro-Israel, Zionism to opposing them

Solidarity with the struggle of the long-persecuted Jews for national freedom was seen as an integral element in an anti-fascist, anti-colonialist, and anti-racist worldview. 

Politics | Campus Watch

To the Antisemites Who Sit Next to Me at School

My NYU classmates talk about the 'Zionist grip on the media' and tweet 'death to Israel.'

Politics | Opinion

In Every Generation They Rise Up to Destroy Us

There is a word for violent, unprovoked attacks against innocent Jews going about their ordinary lives: pogrom.

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In the 21st century, anti-Zionism means antisemitism

  How many deadly terrorist attacks must take place inside of Israel before it starts being called another intifada? Thursday’s

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TAU: Making history: the achievements of Zionism studied in the UAE

TAU: Making history: the achievements of Zionism studied in the UAE A book by Israeli Islam researchers was published in Abu Dhabi For the first time since the signing of the Abraham Accords, an Israeli research book was published in Abu Dhabi. The UAE

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An Unlikely Hero Emerges on the Battlefields of Ukraine — And She Made a Mean Chicken Soup

It turns out that Golda Meir’s Zionist writings, quips, and observations about how to conduct life under constant threat of war are passed around and widely quoted in Ukraine.

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Why anti-Zionists lie and exaggerate about Israel

Anti-Zionists twist facts and use antisemitism to make Israel look bad.

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UNPACKED – Modern Zionism: 2000 years in the making

UNPACKED – Modern Zionism: 2000 years in the making While the State of Israel is barely 75 years old, the origins of Zionism actually go back a lot further than one might think. In fact, Zionism was born at three distinct moments in history that all

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To Combat Antisemitism, We Must Oppose Anti-Zionism—at Home and Abroad

Jew-hate will never be snuffed out in an environment in which anti-Zionism is tolerated and condoned.

History | History

Elder Of Ziyon - 75 years ago: Zionists helped defeat racial segregation in Baltimore

Blogging about Israel and the Arab world since, oh, forever.

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A Jewish majority is insufficient to protect Israel

  After their claim to be the peace camp exploded into a million pieces in a hundred suicide bombings, Israel’s

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EMILY SCHRADER – 2021 Proves that Antisemitism Manifests as anti-Zionism

EMILY SCHRADER – 2021 Proves that Antisemitism Manifests as anti-Zionism Re-post by permission. originally posted at Jpost The year 2021 proved unquestionably that modern antisemitism is often manifested in anti-Zionism and anti-Israel hatred.  

Politics | Opinion

How the term ‘Arab Jew’ distorts history and slanders Zionism

Not only are Mizrahi Jews simply not Arabs, but they are also, in fact, the embodiment of resistance to colonization. They shine as a beacon of light across the Middle East and North Africa. Opinion.

Politics | Campus Watch

Rutgers Professor to Jews: Better Dead than Zionist - Campus Watch

Asked during a Dec. 13 webinar whether "anti-Zionism is anti-Semitism," Noura Erakat – no stranger to antisemitism herself—proclaimed the proper reaction to Nazism is not Zionism, but "a class-based response that sought to create class-based solidarity

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CAIR supports member that said 'Zionist synagogues' behind Islamophobia

Zahra Billoo claimed Zionist organizations were behind Islamophobia, police brutality, and border control.

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Why anti-Zionism and antisemitism are inextricably linked

  For centuries, Jews have debated who belongs to our community. While embracing a more inclusive Jewish world is an

Politics | Media Bias

The Intercept Offers Impassioned Defense of Ph.D. Student/Teacher Who Called Israel Supporters 'Zionist Dirtbags'

While anti-Israel sentiment is no stranger on US college campuses, UNC's unequivocal support for a teacher who holds such views is alarming.

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Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen: The Ingathering of the Exiles Is Not Over

Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen: The Ingathering of the Exiles Is Not Over BESA: The Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Diaspora Minister Nachman Shai’s claim that it is not his job to encourage aliya to Israel negates the ver

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You can't be 'pro-Israel' if you defend anti-Zionists

  It appears that Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) may have finally gone a bit too far even for some of

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For Anti-Zionists, 'Palestine' Does Not Stop at the Green Line

In the aftermath of the recent uproar over the Ben & Jerry’s ice cream company announcing it would boycott the

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Victor Rosenthal – Zionism and Democracy & Identity and Reality

Victor Rosenthal – Zionism and Democracy & Identity and Reality Zionism and Democracy Gideon Levy, the hateful Ha’aretz writer who reaches new depths of loathing for the state that protects and nurtures him with every column he writes, has gotten

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Deconstructing the Jerusalem flag march

It took participants to say that whatever clothes the “Emperor Hamas” did or did not have, there’s nothing it could do or say to deter their assertion of love for Israel and ineffable tie to the Holy City.

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Front-Line Zionism

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Front-Line Zionism It’s hard to explain to many of my American friends why Israel is such a great country on a personal level (its mighty achievements, everyone knows). The following true story provides insight; indeed, m

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Jerusalem During the War of Independence—Now in Color!

The blockade of Jerusalem began during the first few days of the War of Independence, spreading from the Old City's Jewish Quarter to the rest of Jerusalem. These color photos from 1948 show us what life was like in the city that was cut off from the rest

Politics | Opinion

Accusations ZOA supports white supremacy is undeserved abuse

ZOA defamed for defending the Jewish people with absurd accusations of ‘elevating white supremacist voices’

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UNPACKED: Watch Zionism: New Goals & Old Struggles – Prof. Gil Troy

UNPACKED: Watch Zionism: New Goals & Old Struggles – Prof. Gil Troy In celebration of Israel’s 73rd Independence Day — Yom Ha’atzmaut — we are sharing professor Gil Troy’s essay “Why I am a Zionist.” Twenty years ago he wrote this affi

Politics | "Apartheid" State?

‘Our History Has Been Stolen From Us’: How South African Community Organizer Clive Mashishi Confronts Antisemitism, Holocaust Denial and Hatred of Israel

South African community organizer and Israel advocate Clive Mashishi. Photo: Cuerius Mosala. “Our history has been stolen from us,” Clive …

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UNPACKED – Zionism: The Backstory: Was Zionism a Form of Colonialism? | The Israeli-Palestinian Context

UNPACKED – Zionism: The Backstory: Was Zionism a Form of Colonialism? | The Israeli-Palestinian Context This week on Unpacked, we are moving on to part two of our new six-part series The Israeli-Palestinian Context. In this episode we trace the rich

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Now the Israel Haters Turn on Facebook

Linda Sarsour. Photo: Festival of Faiths via Wikimedia Commons. You can say you don’t like Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, …

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Tsvi Bisk - Polishism & Zionism: the Ironies of History

Tsvi Bisk – Polishism & Zionism: the Ironies of History Many early Zionists were Jews from Poland and Polish speaking Belarus. They were greatly influenced by Polish Nationalism, which had constituent parts similar to Zionism and which developed in

News | Antisemitism Watch

Antisemitism’s 'Long March Through the Institutions'

A mock Israeli checkpoint set up during a past ‘Israeli Apartheid Week’ at the University of California at Los Angeles …

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Zionist.

  Via Emunah: To Linda Sarsour, who once angrily  proclaimed that  you cannot be a feminist if you are a Zionist , meet  our fearless Jewish...

Politics | Opinion

If Israelis love the Arabs in the UAE, how can Zionism be racism?

Israel haters often say that Zionism is racism, saying that the entire idea of Zionism is anti-Arab.

This week we saw an outpouring of love from Israeli Jews to the Arabs of the United Arab Emirates. Israelis are excited to start new business initiatives, to visit the UAE with their families. Zionists worldwide are enthusiastic over the possibilities. Israelis and Emiratis are exchanging admiring posts on social media.

News | Antisemitism Watch

UK renters’ union rejects Jewish applicant: ‘Sorry, no time for Zionists’

Acorn Union issues apology after prospective renter in Manchester was told 'we are a pro-Palestine organization,' says it has launched internal probe

Politics | Campus Watch

Ignorance on Zionism leads to antisemitism - The Jerusalem Post

The dramatic change in campuses like USC that were previously beacons of hope for Jewish students demonstrates how severe the situation is with rise in antisemitism.

History | History

Judea Pearl: A Lesson for Seth Rogen (and All Jews) on Early Zionists and Arabs

The Israeli flag at the Western Wall in Jerusalem. Photo: Hynek Moravec via Wikimedia Commons. Seth Rogen’s interview on Marc …

Politics | Opinion

Anti-Zionism is Antisemitism

From the blog of Ben Yeroushalmi at The Times of Israel

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Why Seth Rogen’s Anti-Israel Rant Matters

Seth Rogan told Marc Maron that support for Israel is outdated thinking. His opinion rests on a deep ignorance of the history of Israel and the Jewish people.

History | History

Zionism | Definition, History, Examples, & Facts | Britannica

Zionism, Jewish nationalist movement that originated in eastern and central Europe in the latter part of the 19th century that has had as its goal the creation and support of a Jewish national state in Palestine, the ancient homeland of the Jews. Learn mo

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Why Israel will always be a Jewish state - The Jerusalem Post

Israel’s greatest security risk is a binational state from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea.

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Zionism 2020 is Alive and Kicking: A wave of many Jews and Israelis are asking to return home

As a result of the global Corona crisis many Israelis living abroad have decided to return home and Jews from communities across the globe are asking to make aliyah.

Politics | Campus Watch

New Report Reveals Increased Campus Anti-Zionist Activism Linked to Rise in Harassment of Jewish Students

A mock Israeli checkpoint set up during a past ‘Israeli Apartheid Week’ at the University of California at Los Angeles …

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Why Israelis are framed as "white oppressors"

Must see: 30 year old video by Arab American Institute reveals plan to manipulate the left wing to undermine US support for Israel. Op-ed.

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Sheri Oz - Who are the strongest least apologetic Zionist voices in Israel today?

Sheri Oz – Who are the strongest least apologetic Zionist voices in Israel today? It seems some of the strongest Zionist voices are those belonging to a Druze man from Daliat el-Carmel, an Arabic-speaking Christian from Haifa and an Aramaic Christia

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Top Sanders Surrogate: Zionism is a 'Racist' Ideology

A top surrogate for Sen. Bernie Sanders's (I., Vt.) presidential campaign claimed Zionism is a “racist” ideology even though the Zionism censure was revoked by the United Nations in 1991.

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Zionist Ideas with Gil Troy Interviewed By Adam Scott Bellos and David Hazony

Zionist Ideas with Gil Troy Interviewed By Adam Scott Bellos and David Hazony In this episode of “In the Blue Corner,” TIIF CEO and Executive Director Adam Scott Bellos and David Hazony sit with historian and author Gil Troy to discuss Zionist identit

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Daniel Yeluashvili - How a Former Non-Zionist Became a Supporter of Israel

Daniel Yeluashvili – How a Former Non-Zionist Became a Supporter of Israel Algemeiner News As a progressive, I’ve been involved in social activism for as long as I can remember. From beach cleanups in middle school to protests in high school to ph

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Why the Left won't tolerate liberal Zionists

The Columbia Journalism Review touts itself as “the voice of journalism.” While the magazine, which is published by the Columbia

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Why there is no separating anti-Zionist agitation from Jew-hatred

Forward opinion editor Batya Ungar-Sargon got a shock last week when she discovered while taking part in a conference at

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UNPACKED - What is Zionism?

UNPACKED – What is Zionism? If you’ve ever been to a Passover seder or seen a nervous groom stamp on a glass at a wedding, you know that longing for Jerusalem is at the heart of soooo many Jewish traditions. Today we call it Zionism, but what is a

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel July 21 2019

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 21 2019 Israel performed brilliantly on the world stage last week. It won international awards; it received US & European approval, funds and partnerships for Israeli innovations, it was recognized for redu

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Former CNN Commentator Marc Lamont Hill Tells Progressive Gathering That Major US News Outlets Are 'Zionist' Organizations

Marc Lamont Hill. Photo: Karga Fantasma. Former CNN commentator Marc Lamont Hill, who has made remarks widely considered antisemitic in …

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UNPACKED - Coming Home: The Law of Return

UNPACKED – Coming Home: The Law of Return This week, we’re looking at one of Israel’s founding principles – the Law of Return. This law, which dates back to the earliest days of the State of Israel, grants legal permission for any Jew, fro

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Victor Rosenthal - Take your Zionism Seriously

Victor Rosenthal – Take your Zionism Seriously As my readers probably know, I don’t see a lot of difference between antisemitism and misoziony.* The difference is that the former focuses irrational hatred on the Jewish people as a group or as indi

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Victor Rosenthal - Tikkunism Begets Misoziony

Victor Rosenthal – Tikkunism Begets Misoziony הְיוֹת עַם חָפְשִׁי בְּאַרְצֵנוּאֶרֶץ צִיּוֹן וִירוּשָׁלַיִם To be a free nation in our land The land of Zion and Jerusalem Hatikvah, the national a

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Two Powerhouse Jewish Women Inspire a Generation

Nadia Matar & Yehudit Katzover just received the Moskowitz Prize for Zionism at the 12th annual Prize ceremony in Jerusalem.

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Why Neo-Nazis Love The BDS Movement So Much

'Stop Zionism!' 'Israel is our misfortune!' Who said it: 'progressive' supporters of the boycott Israel movement – or U.S. white supremacists and German neo-Nazis?

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Why Anti-Zionism Worse than Anti-Semitism | Jewish Journal

I always get suspicious when I hear someone flaunt their pro-Israel credentials by saying, “I firmly believe in Israel’s right to exist.” Gee, thanks. I firmly believe in your right to exist, too.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

‘Israel Studies’ academics blast ‘academic thuggery’ of the left | JNS

Terms such as “apartheid,” “genocide,” “ethnic cleansing” and “colonialism” have been used to delegitimize Zionism and the Jewish state.

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UCLA Guest Lecturer Calls Zionists White Supremacists

During a guest lecture to a UCLA anthropology class on May 14, San Francisco State University Arab and Muslim Ethnicities...

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Elder Of Ziyon - Israel News: Yes, Palestinian identity is only meant as a weapon against Israel

I sometimes see endless Twitter discussions on whether Palestinians are a people, or whether pre-Israel Palestinian Arabs were a people.

History | History

Ilhan Omar and the Myth of Jewish Hypnosis

A conspiracy theory with ancient roots and a bloody history.

Politics | Resources

Rabbi Sacks on the Intrinsic Link Between Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism | The Jewish Press

This video explores the connection between Jews as a people, Judaism as a religion, and Israel as a state. It also shows how this connection is intrinsic to the link between antisemitism and anti-Zionism; something too often overlooked or misunderstood.

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The Left Abandons American Zionism

Just after midnight, on June 5, 1968, Jerusalem born-Palestinian Sirhan Sirhan murdered U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy in the kitchen pantry of the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. Kennedy had won the California Democratic Party presidential primary earlier that evening.

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Why Anti-Semitism Is The New Social Justice

All the cool kids are busy fighting against the movement for Jewish indigenous rights

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Pro-Israel UCLA Students to Meet With Administration After Anti-Zionist Peers 'Violently' Disturb Event | Jewish & I

Pro-Israel students at the University of California, Los Angeles who called for the suspension of an anti-Zionist group that disrupted their...

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Exposed! USC Professor David Kang Teaches That Israeli Zionists Are All Terrorists

This man has no business teaching his evil ideas to the younger generation

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‘I forgive you’: Reporter who lost writing gig after exposing anti-Semitism at Chicago Dyke March speaks out – twi

A reporter who exposed anti-Semitism at the Chicago Dyke March reportedly has been relieved of her writing duties and moved to the sales desk.

Politics | Op-Ed

What Muslims Can Learn From Zionism | Rob Eshman