The challenge before Christian Zionism
is to consider the complexities of the context in Israel/Palestine.
However, following the Holocaust and the creation of the State of Israel, Jewish opposition to Zionism
Questioning the Zionist philosophy of history and Zionist discourse on Palestine, Palestinian history, and Jewish exile, Elmessiri asserts that his conclusion is true about Zionism
Jews, argues Ochs, "cannot be encouraged by Yoder's failure to think of the question of Israel beyond the stark either/or that stands between 'anti-Zionism
' and the particular Zionism
of Israel's right-wing nationalists.
At the beginning of the new millennium, Zionism
appears not only to have fulfilled itself but to have become outmoded.
If one explores the viewpoints of Jews uncomfortable with Israeli policy, the Christian far right's simultaneous anti-Semitic and pro-Israel position, and the early Zionist leaders' changing positions on Zionism
, the Palestinians and British colonialism, one sees a much more fractured narrative about Israel that could allow some humanity to Palestinians and a better understanding about the racialization of Arabs, Muslims and Jews alike.
Prior points out that virtually the entire religious leadership of Jews in Eastern Europe in the 19th century considered Theodor Herzl and his creed, Zionism
, to be anathema--a pseudo-messianic, satanic conspiracy against God.
Sabeel identified Christian Zionism
as a demon within the ranks of Western Christianity that silently but actively legitimizes Israel's violent policies toward Palestinians.
EVEN WHEN Zionism
and Arab nationalism each first awoke at the close of the nineteenth century, they seemed destined to clash.
Bush and his toady Blair are being manipulated by international Zionism
A Postzionist position, as Silberstein makes clear, is a critique reached through, and only thereafter, beyond Zionism
There is fundamental information about the Jews in general, anti-semitism, the Jewish Enlightenment (Haskalah), Zionism
, the depiction of Jews as having "female" characteristics, and the professionalization and medicalization of antisemitism.