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How do anti-zionists define zionism and zionists?

Social media is full of people decrying the evils of zionism and zionists. But I had always understood zionism to mean the Jewish wish for a homeland. This clearly isn't what the anti-zionists mean by ...
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Has Labour failed to deal with antisemitism within their party?

Today the Chief Rabbi, Ephraim Mirvis, wrote in the Times that "a new poison - sanctioned from the very top - has taken root" in Labour. In particular, he accused the party leadership of not doing ...
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What are the red lines for the Haredim and the Joint List? Is there any indication they could support the same government?

The (Arab) Joint List hints at the possibility of supporting a centre-left–ultra-Orthodox coalition. Such cooperation sounds quite exotic, and I understand that the offer comes from the Joint List's ...
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Why is the term "Jewish Privilege" never used? [closed]

In recent years the term "white privilege" has been used by certain segments of the American political spectrum to describe: (wikipedia) the societal privilege that in some countries benefits white ...
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Has Holocaust Remembrance Day been used to commemorate what happened to indigenous peoples?

Some individuals have described what has been done by some countries to some indigenous peoples as genocide. For example, Australia Day parties without the white guilt: The failed sentiment of the ...
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Did Charlie Hebdo ever publish any cartoon satirizing Judaism? [closed]

Did Charlie Hebdo ever publish any cartoon satirizing Judaism? If Yes, was there any protest from the Jewish community? If No, why not? What is the reason (they have published enough cartoons ...
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What did Kerry mean with "Israel can either be Jewish or democratic – it cannot be both"?

What did the Secretary of State mean by this dichotomous ultimatum? Israel can either be Jewish or democratic – it cannot be both. Why should it be incompatible? If England, Denmark and Greece ...
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Is there a Muslim majority country where Israel (and Jews) is received positively?

The common perception is that muslims don't perceive Israel (and Jews) in favorable light. But is there a Muslim majority country where Israel (and Jews) is received in positive light overall?
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