Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
What Does a Jew Want?On Binationalism and Other Specters$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Udi Aloni

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780231157599

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: November 2015

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231157599.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM COLUMBIA SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.columbia.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of Minnesota Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in CUPSO for personal use.date: 24 September 2021

What Do You Mean When You Say “Left”?

What Do You Mean When You Say “Left”?

An Answer to Professor Nissim Calderon

(p.141) What Do You Mean When You Say “Left”?
What Does a Jew Want?

Aloni Udi

Columbia University Press

In this chapter, the author responds to Nissim Calderon's article “And the Left Shall Stay Silent at That Time,” published on Ynet on October 1, 2009. In his article, Calderon urged the Israeli left to go silent and argued that the Israeli right has accepted the peace process as its policy. For Calderon, it is the left's obligation to keep quiet and stay out while the right government fulfills this vision. The author asserts that the role of most self-proclaimed Israeli “leftists” in the Occupation battlefront is simply to create “a facade of democratic progress, so that the Western world can find it easier to keep supporting the Israeli Occupation, maybe now it is time to be silent.” He also talks about binationalism and the importance of solidarity between Jews and Arabs.

Keywords:   left, Nissim Calderon, Israel, right, peace process, Israeli Occupation, binationalism, solidarity, Jews, Arabs

Columbia Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .