Wrestling with Zionism: Jewish Voices of Dissent (Paperback)

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By Daphna Levit (Editor)
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Portrayals of Israel in mainstream Western media as the "homeland of the Jews" and "the only democracy in the Middle East" are commonplace. Since the realities behind them are rarely shown, these truisms have become habitual assumptions underlying news coverage, public policy, and ordinary conversation. At the same time, while criticism of a government's policies is considered an essential right and safeguard of democracy, criticism of Israeli policy is persistently attacked as anti-Zionist"€"or even anti-Semitic"€"by a majority of Israelis and by those outside the country who claim to be Israel's friends. The views of independent Israelis and Jews who examine, challenge, or oppose extreme Israeli governments and policies are rarely heard. This book attempts to recover a history of dissent.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781623719494
ISBN-10: 1623719496
Publisher: Olive Branch Press
Publication Date: April 1st, 2020
Pages: 288
Language: English

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