2 readers online now  |  69 million page views

You are unfortunately so right

Reader comment on item: Israel's Arabs, Living a Paradox
in response to reader comment: What about Howard Zinn?

Submitted by sara (United States), Mar 24, 2012 at 17:43

One of the greatest pains (and outrages) deep in my heart is caused by these Israelis who reject their past and turn on their identities. Of course they are closely followed by the self hating Jews who are so bent on being 'fair' that they bend over backwards. But there are some pretty atrocious figures out there. The worst is when one of them is presented on a speaking panel as the 'Israeli side' of the argument.

You left out Norman Finkelstein, whose parents were holocaust survivors, and I will not go in to the Israel Shahaks and those of his ilk. My personal favorite (not) is Lea Tzemel, attorney at large.

At any rate, your knowledge of backgrounds of these types is impressive. Ilan Pappe was completely discredited and his work was based on hearsay and flimsy documentation. I communicated with some of the Profs at Haifa U while he was still there and they had some amazing stories. Did you know that both Ilan Pappe and Lea Tzemel were listed to testify on behalf of terrorist organizations in US trials?

Submitting....

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to You are unfortunately so right by sara

Email me if someone replies to my comment

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

See recent outstanding comments.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List
eXTReMe Tracker

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2020 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)