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Avraham Burg: World must tell Israel it can’t be ‘the only democracy in the Middle East’ & the last colonial occupier in the Western world

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Former Israeli Knesset Speaker Avraham Burg endorses boycott of settlement products in The Independent — what Peter Beinart calls Zionist BDS:

[The world must] tell Israel that it is impossible to be treated as “the only democracy in the Middle East”, while it is also the last colonial occupier in the Western world.

It is not anti-Semitic and not anti-Israel to convey these messages. On the contrary: the settlers, the conquerors and their political allies – including Benjamin Netanyahu, the Prime Minister of Israel – are the real enemies of Israel’s future…

I have decided to not buy any product that comes from the settlements. I do not cross the Green Line, not to promote public causes and not for family events.

So-called Honest Reporting, an Israeli propaganda outfit, calls Burg “Peter Beinart on steroids” and compares him to neo-Nazis (see above image).

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Beautiful.

What Peter Beinert calls Zionist BDS

As distinguished from his own Zionist BS.

“World must tell Israel”

I think it has to be a mixture of the world and Diaspora Judaism. A joint effort.
Explain that the current policy setting is national suicide. And that it will soon have financial consequences.

You heard of this first from me yesterday, I’ll have you know. I really would like Burg to explain why he is so explicitly against the 67 conquest and so – at least implicitly – for the conquest of 48. What if 67 was logically necessary to maintain 48, as I rather think it was? What a strange concoction Liberal Zionism is.

“HONEST reporting”, “Israel DEFENCE force”, “most MORAL army of the world”, “DISPUTED territories”, “only DEMOCRACY in the middle east”. Orwell would crack up.