Things world has learnt recently about Israel:
1) Initially there were different versions of Zionism. Theodor Herzel’s Zionism carried more egalitarian values and envisioned Jews and Palestinians living side by side as equals in Palestine. The version that won in the end was the one espoused by David Ben-Gurion and which was based on Jewish supremacism over any non-Jews living in Palestine.
2) Zionist nationalism is based on a form of nationalism found in Eastern European nations such as Russia and Poland. This nationalism is based on ethnic ownership of the land. Poland is for ethnic Poles and Russia is for ethnic Russians. This contrasts with Western European nationalism found in places like France and the US where the land belongs to anyone who is a citizen of the state.
3) The highest court in Israel has determined that “Israeli” is not an identity. As such Jewishness is the foundation…
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