Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Racist Demographics and ‘Peace Now’ - by Sheri Oz

So what do you call an organization that gives those “bad Jews” over there the label “settlers,” thereby taking away both their identity and their humanity?

Sheri Oz..
Israel Diaries..
18 June '18..

When ‘Peace Now’ began decades ago, I was among those who thought they had the right idea. Working for peace. Who could be against that? Maybe they were not racist back then, but I think they are now.

I will show you some material from their website and what came to my mind when I saw it. Let us start with this graphic representation of the population of the so-called West Bank (Judea & Samaria) as it appears on the Peace Now website:

Now, this is what I saw in my mind’s eye:

When Peace Now refers to “settlers” versus “Palestinians” they are actually referring to Jews versus Arabs. But if they put it in those terms, it would look a bit racist, no?

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