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34. Initially, there was more than one flavor of Jewish Zionist.
Tue Dec 5, 2023, 11:43 PM
Dec 2023

Some were terrorists like Begin and Irgun that morphed into IDF and gamed Israel like the GOP and MAGA gamed the USA.

Among the most disturbing political phenomena of our times is the emergence in the newly created state of Israel of the "Freedom Party" (Tnuat Haherut), a political party closely akin in its organization, methods, political philosophy and social appeal to the Nazi and Fascist parties. It was formed out of the membership and following of the former Irgun Zvai Leumi, a terrorist, right-wing, chauvinist organization in Palestine.
The current visit of Menachem Begin, leader of this party, to the United States is obviously calculated to give the impression of American support for his party in the coming Israeli elections, and to cement political ties with conservative Zionist elements in the United States. Several Americans of national repute have lent their names to welcome his visit. It is inconceivable that those who oppose fascism throughout the world, if correctly informed as to Mr. Begin's political record and perspectives, could add their names and support to the movement he represents.

rest of letter, a long list of signatories, and photocopy of newspaper at:


When did Omar (MN) move to NY? Ocelot II Dec 2023 #1
Lol sarisataka Dec 2023 #4
What were their reasons? jpak Dec 2023 #2
What should I say? LiberalFighter Dec 2023 #3
Most of the Democratic caucus, rightly, did not vote yes. David__77 Dec 2023 #5
They voted Present LeftInTX Dec 2023 #8
The resolution also said anti-Zionism is antisemitism. WhiskeyGrinder Dec 2023 #6
Which is correct. nt LexVegas Dec 2023 #9
It's not, actually. WhiskeyGrinder Dec 2023 #10
Why don't Jews get self determination like every other peoples on earth? NutmegYankee Dec 2023 #29
Anti-Zionism *often is* antisemitism... Silent3 Dec 2023 #13
Are we defining anti-Zionism sarisataka Dec 2023 #11
So an American anti-Zionist Jewish person, by not being dual-loyalist enough, is thus antisemitic in the eyes WhiskeyGrinder Dec 2023 #15
It is an interesting conundrum sarisataka Dec 2023 #19
What the actual fuck? OilemFirchen Dec 2023 #20
This is non-binding...LOL It's more or less a "political statement" LeftInTX Dec 2023 #21
Right, because ACTUAL FUCKING NAZIS maxrandb Dec 2023 #26
Thats why i just stay away from the word.. TheRealNorth Dec 2023 #22
I haven't seen the text of the resolution sarisataka Dec 2023 #25
Yes, it was written to divide "expose" Democrats as not being patriotic enough to put Israel before the US. LeftInTX Dec 2023 #27
This message was self-deleted by its author Nanjeanne Dec 2023 #28
Albert Einstein and Isaac Asimov -- who knew they were antisemitic? And all the Hassidim too! Nanjeanne Dec 2023 #32
Initially, there was more than one flavor of Jewish Zionist. PufPuf23 Dec 2023 #34
edit - thought it was a different resolution tritsofme Dec 2023 #7
Most Democrats did not vote yes to this resolution. David__77 Dec 2023 #12
Shameful and disgusting. TheKentuckian Dec 2023 #14
I may have confused this with Nadler's resolution. tritsofme Dec 2023 #16
It was an awkward resolution. Meshing anti-zionism with anti-semitism. LeftInTX Dec 2023 #17
Not awkward... DELIBERATE B.See Dec 2023 #30
deliberately awkward LeftInTX Dec 2023 #31
This is a misleading post in that a majority of the Democratic votes were not "Yea" PufPuf23 Dec 2023 #18
True Polybius Dec 2023 #24
Come on, AOC Polybius Dec 2023 #23
How about a resolution 'strongly denouncing' the rise of anti-semitism, as well as DemocraticPatriot Dec 2023 #33
+1 leftstreet Dec 2023 #35
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