It was the usual line spun in the Arab world and among select we're-with-you-ists: there is no shared Jewish history, no shared Jewish identity, no Jewish people. Noone to self-determine, no purpose to the State of Israel. In other words, rewriting history. I believe in French they call it negationism...
Flogged Saudi blogger Raif Badawi named International Writer of Courage, PEN Pinter Prize co-recipie
from the article: Hollywood's Jews need to see Israel's 'Footnote,' Oscar or no