Defending Zionism in a Time of Occupation and Oppression
Zunes, Stephen, Tikkun
As someone who has emerged in recent years as one of the more prominent academic supporters of Palestinian national rights and critics of Israeli policies and U.S support for the Israeli government, many people are surprised that I am unwilling to categorically denounce Zionism.
I am not at all oblivious to the many crimes committed in the name of Zionism, but there is often real confusion as to how one defines it. Many supporters of the Palestinian cause tend to portray Zionism as its worst historical manifestations (just as many supporters of Israel do the same for Palestinian nationalism). Certainly, if Zionism is defined as an ideology which advocates dispossession, …
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Publication information: Article title: Defending Zionism in a Time of Occupation and Oppression. Contributors: Zunes, Stephen - Author. Magazine title: Tikkun. Volume: 19. Issue: 2 Publication date: March/April 2004. Page number: 53+. © 2002 Tikkun. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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