On Israeli identity, Jewish democracy and oxymorons - A response to Carlo Strenger
Israel clings to a dangerous oxymoron when it claims to be committed to democracy while belonging to 'world Jewry;' the consequences of this fallacy are severe.
It is my desire to respond in this short article to the main claims made by Carlo Strenger about my new book, "Matai V'aikh Hadalti L'hiyot Yehudi" ("When and How I Stopped Being Jewish"). And I will begin by emphasizing that I never ventured to imagine, as claimed by Strenger, that "Zionism invented the concept of the Jewish People," or that "secular Jewish identity doesn't...
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