A Secular Messianism

  • M. Shahid Alam


Zionism had many fathers, even before its successes could call new ones into existence. The standard Zionist narrative has always explained the creation of Israel as a response to anti-Semitism. Anachronistically, according to one version of this claim, Zionism was a response to the Holocaust, that most horrendous outbreak of the West’s anti-Semitic malaise.


Jewish Identity Jewish Life Jewish State Colonial Settler Dual Loyalty 
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© M. Shahid Alam 2009

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