JVP’s book “On Antisemitism” is an anthology, so it does make many claims. But it does not say criticism of Israel can never be anti-Semitic.
The university is reviewing the matter.
Some on Twitter took aim at Jahangiri for her apparent assertion that Israel is an inherently or especially violent place for women.
As a Jewish anti-Zionist playwright in a conservative Jewish institutional landscape, I have grown accustomed to feeling unwelcome in Jewish spaces.
“Anti-Semitism is a word that has been used throughout history when Jewish people are judged and measured by one standard and the rest by another.”
“We will never surrender to the expressions of hatred; we will not surrender to anti-Zionism because it is a reinvention of anti-Semitism.”
Only accepting Jews if they renounce Zionism is just as dehumanizing as only welcoming Palestinians if they endorse Zionism.
Hundreds of academics believe, without evidence, that pro-Israel groups pushed Fresno State to suspend the search for a Middle East Studies professor.
Absent from the debate about Zionism and feminism is a protester declaring: “Sister Linda, it is Zionophobia and Feminism that are incompatible.”
As America becomes more and more polarized, I fear that Jews will have nowhere to turn.