Zionism: Cycles of Trauma and Aggression in the Service of …

| December 5, 2018

Zionism is inherently reactionary The origins of Zionism are profoundly misunderstood by many. This is not coincidental and can be seen largely as the result ofpropaganda, which opportunistically and erroneously asserts that Zionism is the natural expression of Judaism. In fact, Zionism gained traction among some Jews only in the late 19thcentury in response to antisemitism and romantic European nationalist movements.Zionists syncretizedmany white supremacist, antisemitic, messianic and fascistic racialized dogmas and were thus overwhelmingly unpopular among most Jews, who viewed the ideals of the enlightenmentemancipation, equality and integration as their target