These Hard-Hitting Essays on Israel Reveal a Conflict of Interest ; the Monday Book
Pascal, Julia, The Independent (London, England)
THE LAST RESISTANCE
By Jacqueline Rose
Professor Rose, who teaches literature at Queen Mary College, London, proposed an academic boycott of Israel in 2005. The boycott is still hotly debated and, as civil war between Hamas and Fatah hits the headlines, this hard-hitting collection of essays is timely. Here Rose sets Israeli realpolitik against Jewish ethics, but there is no even debate.
Should the Jew be a light unto the nations? This is the simple question beneath a complex study. Rose is for the idea of the super- Jew, who abandons the reality of a Jewish state in Israel because it dispossesses the Palestinian. Whether …
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