How Germany Leads Europe in the Appeasement of Iran

Oct. 29 2020

While the European Union, and many of its individual members, likes to hold itself as the great defender of human rights and international law—and rarely hesitates to condemn Israel for alleged breaches—it has consistently been slow to speak out about the misdeeds of the Islamic Republic. Benjamin Weinthal, focusing on Germany, writes:

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More about: Angela Merkel, Europe and Israel, European Union, Germany, Iran

 

For a Leading Israeli Anti-Zionist, the Plight of Two Peoples Is Less Important Than Her Moral Preening

Founded in 2004 by IDF veterans, Breaking the Silence aims to expose the supposed wrongdoings of the Israeli military in the West Bank. In her recent Hebrew-language book Who Do You Think You Are?, Yuli Novak, who served as the group’s director until 2017, reflects on the internal turmoil she has experienced in the ensuing years and explains how she came to reject Zionism altogether. Einat Wilf finds the book cliché-ridden and solipsistic, while the author comes across as a “petulant child.” Moreover, writes Wilf, Novak’s argument rests on false premises:

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More about: Anti-Zionism, Breaking the Silence, West Bank