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... Interestingly many English Jewish leaders didn't want a Jewish state at the time of the Balfour declaration as it would fuel a view commonly held within the establishment that a Jew couldn't identify as English.
And Hitler banned Jews from displaying the swastika but not the Zionist flag as he saw them as a race and (for a time) supported the creation of a Jewish state.
This is a fascinating interview with Norman Finkelstein who makes the two points above.
In the case of the Jews the two things appear to be virtually interchangeable. Historically, each has been a cause and consequence of the other.
The tendency is to conflate islamophobia as racism is false, though. Islam is a belief system, not a race. You can object to a Muslimís views without seeming to denigrate his race. That appears to be much harder with Jews.
and when is racism really religious bigotry?
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