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Will ‘Terrorism’ be Redefined to Placate Israeli Leftists?

Most people on the political right in Israel, including most pro-settler organizations and parties, regard the Price Tag radicals as an embarrassment.

Mosque defaced by Hebrew graffiti.

Mosque defaced by Hebrew graffiti.

None of the people promoting and cheering on the initiative to proclaim Price Tag a terrorist organization has endorsed the idea of defining Anarchists Against the Wall as a terrorist group. Why not?

The answer of course is that the “anarchists” are promoting the agenda of the far left. On the other hand, the Price Tag people may be misguided delinquents in need of a timeout in their rooms but they are strongly pro-Israel.

Similarly, Jewish radical leftist organizations have never been proclaimed terrorist organizations, even though many of the smaller ones endorse lawbreaking, treason, mutiny by soldiers, and world boycotts against Israel.

Why are they not being criminalized, prosecuted, and defined as terrorist groups?

Steven Plaut

About the Author: Steven Plaut is a professor at the University of Haifa. He can be contacted at steven_plaut@yahoo.com


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2 Responses to “Will ‘Terrorism’ be Redefined to Placate Israeli Leftists?”

  1. Anonymous says:

    In Mosque Muslims are allowed to preach for hatred and violence and Muslim people who keep silence help them to do their violence.

    Muslim religious is what produce the Jihad and violence.

    We need Muslim backslash to REJECT THE JIHAD IN PUBLIC.

    Muslim need to show they are taking side. RABBI DR. BERNHARD ROSENBERG

  2. IT'S KIND OF LIKE A "NO VOTE" IS A VOTE.

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