Anti-Zionism: Analytical Reflections

 

This collection of essays challenges the conventional wisdom that Israel is a peace-loving democracy and the perception that the continuing state of Middle East hostilities is due to intransigent Palestinians and rigid hostility of Israel’s Arab neighbors. The authors persuasively argue that political/national Zionism, systematized by Theodor Herzl and codified in the legal, political and socio-economic structure of Israel, is the principal obstacle to peace. The essays were written by Jews, Christians, and Muslims as a tribute to Rabbi Elmer Berger for diligently defending the great spiritual values of the Jewish faith against the onslaught of an ideology that falsely equates political Zionism with Judaism and has corrupted the universal moral truths of the sister religions of “the Book.” [read more]