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Op-Ed: Why did Frankfurt's "Judenrat" Honor an Anti-Zionist ?
INN ^ | 9/4/12 | editor

Posted on 09/03/2012 10:34:28 PM PDT by Nachum

What is most disturbing in the Butler affair is not only that the prize's recipient is an anti-Israel agitator, the version of the old Kapò; it is the role played by the new "Judenrat.

A few months after the German city of Frankfurt elected Peter Feldmann as its first Jewish mayor since the rise of Adolf Hitler, the city council awarded a prize to a Jewish anti-Zionist activist, Judith Butler.

The city of Jacob Hoffmann, Franz Rozenzweig, the artist Moritz Oppenheim, the world-renowned chemist Paul Ehrlich, and many other Jews who brought glory to Frankfurt before the Nazi shame, decided to honor a feminist who has been busy for a decade in the demonization of Israel.


Judith Butler, the professor of Comparative Literature at the University of California who promotes a cultural boycott of the Jewish State, is one of the new Jewish Marxists who have turned anti-Zionism into one of their very highest priorities.

In recent years, the most unremitting criticism of Israel has come from Jewish intellectuals. These liberal Jews are more dangerous than the Islamists. Many of Israel's worst enemies have indeed been, in William Blake's words, "those of our own house and family". Peter Beinart is another proof that Jews are just as capable of voicing anti-Semitic statements as non-Jews.

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TOPICS: Germany; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: antizionist; frankfurt; judenrat
Some things never change.
1 posted on 09/03/2012 10:34:34 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: sf4dubya

I hate self-hating Jews :)

3 posted on 09/04/2012 1:43:57 PM PDT by dennisw (Government be yo mamma - Re-elect Barack Obama)
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