Weaponizing American Jews

Greanville Post
Pub Date: 
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 23:25

YASHA LEVINE—It’s obvious that defining Judaism as a “nationality” on college campuses that receive federal funding has nothing to do with protecting American Jews from antisemitism. The whole thing is part of a larger political ploy to stop political criticism of Israel by conflating Jewish identity with Zionism.

Conflating Jews and Israel and defining anti-Zionism as antisemitism has long been goal of the Zionist movement, but it’s important to remember that Zionism has never had full unanimous support among Jews.