Tuesday, 29 July 2014

No, it's not anti-Semitic

As Israel seeks to browbeat European countries into restrictions on protests against its massacres of Palestinians in Gaza, on the grounds that these protests are 'anti-Semitic', it's worth revisiting Judith Butler's brilliant essay on this topic, originally published in the London Review of Books in 2004, and then collected in her essay collection Precarious Life (2006).  Here's an excerpt from this essay, put up today on the LRB blog:

No it's not anti-semitic


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