Sand Storms the Middle East! World-Famous Israeli Professor Proclaims “Zionism is Stupid”
in latest Interview- and not surprisingly-
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: Shlomo Sand: they are stupid, exactly like the anti-Semitics, I think the Zionists thatthought in the past that Jewishness is a race, pure or not pure, are stupid- exactly like the anti-Semitics that thought that the Jewish are a Race. All my book is a kind of declaration, thatJewishness
be a Race, the origins of most of the Jews is not from Palestine… and mostof the Jewish came from
.Note that a few weeks prior to all of this,Irvin published this iconoclastic conversation, with aRabbi who
had presented Mahmoud Ahmadinejadwith an award for his good will and outstanding relationship withOrthodox Jews living in Iran: “Against Zionism- An Interview with Rabbi Yisrel Dovid Weiss”;
thereindemonstrating Ahmadinejad to be anti-Zionist, not anti-Semitic.
Part 1. Scope of this Article
: As the output of critical thinking and through the presentation of source materialrelevant to the topic; I seek to encourage the audience to consume the 18 reference sources used toformulate the experiment (which in practical application
this article). Publication of this article is ameasure of stimulating a higher-level of awareness, communication, and mutual understanding on thesubject matter; for the purposes of inspiring peace.
: To inspire Professor Sand to expand his research and future books to include theinformation provided herein, which is complimentary to his claims. Moreover, there exists the furtherpotential to resolve the apparent contradictions which appear in his interview (through the clarification ofdefinition, addition of grammar, identification of fallacies, contradictions, and other uses of rhetoric whichform the illusion of contradiction); revealing how the Hegelian dialectic has been used against all of us.
Background on the Author
:Shlomo Sand, is currently Professor of History at Tel Aviv University inIsrael; and has also taught at the University of California, Berkeley.Recently Sand was interviewed on theGnostic Media Podcast; a common ground provided by hostJan
Irvinto inspire academics, authors, and experts to share their research and provide the audience withCognitive Liberty.The Gnostic Media Podcast has a global audience of almost 200,000 participants, with its goal being tosatiate the hunger of listeners and voracious readers alike; inspiring the group to sharpen each otherthrough critical thinking and debate, rather than breaking each other through conflict.Prof. Sand’s book is a presentation of the invention of what he refers to as “the myth of the Jewishpeople having a common ethnic origin”; and is best illustrated in my opinion, by this quote:“[a]t a certain stage in the 19th century intellectuals of Jewish origin in Germany, influenced bythe folk character of German nationalism, took upon themselves the task of inventing a people"retrospectively," out of a thirst to create a modern Jewish people. From historianHeinrichGraetzon, Jewish historians began to draw the history of Judaism as the history of a nation thathad been a kingdom, became a wandering people and ultimately turned around and went backto its birthplace.” (Source:Shattering a 'national mythology'by Ofri Ilani,
, March 2008)
The Invention of the Jewish People
by Shlomo Sand, 2009About the book: “Shlomo Sand argues that most Jews actually descend from converts, whose nativelands were scattered far across the Middle East and Eastern Europe.”