Diversion and Denial: Anti-Israel and the Myth of Anti-Semitism by Robert Fantina

During last summer’s genocidal onslaught by Israel against Palestine, university Professor Steven Salaita tweeted his displeasure and disapproval of that mass murder. He had been offered a tenured position at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and he and his wife had both resigned their positions, and sold their house in anticipation of the move to Illinois. However, at the last minute, the offer from the university was rescinded, due to those very tweets. By criticizing Israel, he was accused of being anti-Semitic… Accusing people who support the BDS movement of being anti-Semitic has become all the rage in Zionist circles.

Continue reading at http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/04/03/anti-israel-and-the-myth-of-anti-semitism/

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