“[…]–Sayyed Abdel Moneim now of the Center for Socialist Studies is now speaking…
–He’s discussing the historical ties between imperialism and the establishment of the Zionist state
–Israel has always been a base for imperialism in the region, Be it brits or or later the Americans.
–Why can’t the Palestinians, despite their bravery, not able to liberate their land? They are up against big imperial powers who are backing Israel, and they need extra help from their neighbors.
–Sayyed is talking about the rise of Zionism, as a reaction to the antisemitism in Europe in the age of colonialism
–”There is so much oil in this region. There is the Suez canal. This region is strategic. The imperial powers are using the Zionist settlers in Palestine in protect their interests in the region.
–Zionism sees Jews and Gentiles as irreconciable, and cannot live together, according to the Zionist myths..
–Those who carry out attacks against Jews abroad in Europe and elsewhere give legitimacy to the Zionist logic. We should be firmly opposed to any attacks on synagogues in Europe. “Zionism and Anti-Semitism are two faces of the same coin,” says Sayyed. […] “. (via 3arabawy)