Author Archives: Jamie Stern-Weiner

About Jamie Stern-Weiner

Jamie Stern-Weiner studies politics at the University of Cambridge, and is particularly interested in the history of political thought, contemporary British foreign policy, and the Israel-Palestine conflict. His articles have been published on New Left Project, Le Monde Diplomatique and Znet. You can follow him on twitter at @jamiesw.

Both sides are wrong in the ‘Israel Firsters’ debate


While it’s not antisemitic to accuse individuals of placing “Israel’s” interests above “American” ones, it is not “plainly true” that many prominent apologists for Israel are “Israel Firsters” and the use of “Israel Firster”, while not necessarily antisemitic, is not innocuous either.

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