Zionism is the belief that Jews have the right to self-determination in their own sovereign state on some part of their historic homeland. Zionism comprises a belief that Jews are a nation, and as such are entitled to the same self-determination that all other nations are. To oppose Zionism is to refuse to accept its political manifestation, Israel, as a legitimate entity. Anti-Zionism denies the Jewish people what it readily bestows other nations (most emphatically to the Palestinians) - the right to nationhood, self-determination and legitimate coexistence with other members of the family of nations. This is inherently anti-Semitic.
Wednesday, December 30, 2009
Zionism does not equal racism - anti-Zionism does
Jerusalem Post guest blogger Ariel Rodal has hit the nail on the head with Zionism does not equal racism - anti-Zionism does:
Posted by Wilbur Post at 7:55 pm