Natan Sharansky: “Israel has become the ball and chain that endangers their standing as good progressives”

The Un-Jews
by Natan Sharansky and Gil Troy
June 15, 2021

In May, when Israelis were attacked by Hamas missiles from Gaza, the criticism from some voices within the American Jewish community seemed not only more intense but categorical, escalating very quickly from what Israel did to what Israel is. In many blue state cathedrals, it was no longer good enough for critics to call themselves “pro-Israel” and “pro-peace” or affirm their Zionist credentials while blasting Israel for real or supposed misdeeds. Echoing social justice talk, dozens of Jewish and Israel studies scholars defined Zionism as “a diverse set of linked ethnonationalist ideologies … shaped by settler colonial paradigmsand “contributed to unjust, enduring, and unsustainable systems of Jewish supremacy” READ MORE

DAILY WIRE ‘Un-Jews’: Famed Jewish Refusenik Who Spent 9 Years In Soviet Prisons Blasts American Leftist Jews The internationally famous refusenik and human rights activist Natan Sharansky, who spent nine years in Soviet Russian prisons, including a prison camp in the Siberian gulag, slammed leftist American Jews who have swallowed the anti-Israel rhetoric of Palestinian supporters that denies the right of Israel to exist as a Jewish state, calling them “Un-Jews”

COMMENTARY Seth Mandel: The Jews Who Are Complicit in Jew-Hatred Several Democratic members of the House took turns standing next to blown-up photos of bloodied Palestinian children and gave fiery speeches denouncing Zionist perfidy—the sorts of words and charges that, since the age of the czars, have been followed by the spilling of Jewish blood. This time was no different, except it wasn’t a Russian backwater or a Munich beer hall. It was on the floor of the United States Congress.

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