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Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates
Zionism, or the belief in the Jewish right to self-determination in the land of Israel, has been the topic of contentious global debate for decades. And while the United States government is making moves to strengthen its special relationship with Israel, such as relocating the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, scrutiny of Israel and its government looms large in American politics. Is it possible to distinguish anti-Zionism from anti-Semitism?
For the Motion:
Bret Stephens - Op-Ed Columnist, New York Times
Einat Wilf - Former Member, Israeli Parliament
Against the Motion:
Peter Beinart - Journalist & Author, “The Crisis of Zionism”
Yousef Munayyer - Executive Director, US Campaign for Palestinian Rights
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