TIMES OF ISRAEL
Jews: Identity matters. De-colonize, re-Indigenize, don’t call yourself – or “Wonder Woman” – White!
by Micha Danzig
June 20, 2017
Zionism is the belief that the Jewish people have a right to self-determination and sovereignty in their indigenous homeland. Inherent to that belief is the fact that there is a Jewish people, and that the Jewish people are indigenous to the land of Israel … to ZION. The history of Zion and of the Jewish people is a history of repeated persecution, oppression, colonial occupation and exile. As Jews, irrespective of whether we are Ashkenazi, Mizrachi, Sephardi or Beta Yisrael, our history has been inexorably linked to literally thousands of years of occupation, colonialism, and persecution by various colonial powers and our corresponding yearning to return to freedom and sovereignty in the land of Israel. READ MORE