Self-Determination: Jews Need Not ApplyMarch 11, 2013 11:48 by Pesach Benson
Over at the NY Times Opinionator blog, Professor Joseph Levine’s dense, 2,052-word pronunciamento tries to explain why it not anti-Semitic to question Israel’s right to exist.
Levine’s kind enough to “grant” that the Jews are a people, maintains that self-determination ain’t all it’s cracked up to be (Palestinians take note), then concludes that “the very idea of a Jewish state is undemocratic.”
Hillel Neuer debunked the philosophy professor with a key snippet just 32 words long:
Levine takes it as a given that the Palestinian Arabs have a natural claim to the same right of self-determination that he is so quick to deny to Israel and Jewish people.