Prof. Avnieri makes his point but he does not live in the Diaspora. Those of us who do know that these groups who engage in the boycott and disinvestment campaign, engage in the Gaza flotilla, use the media to spread lies about Israel do indeed seek its' destruction. Many are anti-semites who see this as a legitimate way to mask their true feelings.
Australian, Thai journalists acquitted of defaming Thai navy (AP)
from the article: No one is questioning Israel's legitimacy