Posts Tagged ‘zionism’

Tim Wise Statement in Support of Israel Boycott/Sanctions/Divestment – 2012

Here I lend my voice in support of the Boycott/Divestment/Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel, having been approached to do so by students at the University of Regina, in Canada. As an anti-Zionist Jew I feel morally compelled to support this effort. Though this is just a simple statement of support, I explain my views on […]

An Open Letter to the Des Moines Jewish Community: Racism, Faux Anti-Semitism and the Fraud of Zionism

[This is an open letter that I penned to the Jewish community of Des Moines, IA, in January, 2003, after the Director of the Jewish Federation there managed to get me banned from the city’s annual MLK Day Celebration, because of my criticisms of Israel and Zionism more broadly. As a long-time anti-Zionist Jew (and […]

Nationalism of Fools: Reflections on Zionism from a Dissident Jew

Published as a ZNet Commentary, September 5, 2001 So, the U.S. has withdrawn from the World Conference on Racism in Durban, South Africa. And while the cynical might suspect that this decision was consistent with our longstanding unwillingness to deal with racism’s global legacy, the official reason is more circumscribed. Namely, the pullout has been […]