- From: "Dan Kimmel" <daniel.kimmel@xxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2007 11:16:39 +0000 (UTC)
<moshes@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
mm <NOPSAMmm2005@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
Many thanks for bringing this to our attention. The author is very
articulate and deserves to be heard. He gives much needed ammunition
for those who wish to make Israel's point.
The point he made at the begining of the article is also very
important. He writes; "In the past three months, I have visited
four "troubled campuses - Duke, York (Canada), Columbia and UC
Irvine - where tensions between Jewish and anti-Zionist students
and professors have attracted national attention. In these visits,
I have spoken to students, faculty and administrators, and I have
obtained a fairly gloomy picture of the situation on those and
When I say this, I'm laughed at and called Chicken Little.
No, when you extrapolate and conclude this is an issue on ALL college
campuses you are rightly called on it.
I think "racism" is the wrong word here, and I think the premise of his
argument is wrong as well. I wonder how the Basques, the Kurds and the
Tibetans feel about the notion that the world supports every national
movement but that of the Jews.
I think the correct formulation is that anti-Zionism in the West is simply
the new mask of the antisemites. Remember, the German word for antisemitism
was coinced precisely to provide "respectability" for Jew hatred.