PERHAPS WE SHOULD REPLACE THE TERM "ZIONISM" WITH "ISRAELISM" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • G. Marcus
    • 20.12.07 | 16:54 (IST)

    As Dr Stenger correctly points out - just like the ideology of "Risorgimento" became "Italian Nationalism" after Garibaldi - once Israel was founded as the national homeland for the Jewish people, "Zionism" had fulfilled its goal, and should have been replaced with the ideology of "Israeli Nationalism" - better defined as "Israelism". This would help define those Arabs who - driven by the ideologies of Pan-Arabism (Fatah) or Pan-Islamism (Hamas) - aim to destroy Jewish national sovereignity in its national homeland, as "anti-Israelists". Such terminology could also more clearly expose these Arab ideologies as current forms of genocidal imperialism that they represent.

    from the article: Zionism? Post-Zionism? Just give arguments
    First published 00:00 20.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 20.12.07
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