Interview with J.J. Goldberg: From the Radical Zionist Alliance to Criticism of Trump and the American Jewish Establishment (audio file)

An Interview with J.J. Goldberg from New York City, editor-at-large of the Forward, by Clemens Heni, Director of The Berlin International Center for the Study of Antisemitism (BICSA) – January 5, 2017 (audio file)

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List of contents:

0:51  Radical Zionist Alliance

2:20  Middle East Forum, Daniel Pipes

4:00  Refugees are also human beings

6:30  Trump might start a war because he is thoughtless

9:15  ADL, SWC & Jewish Establishment

9:45  Alvin Rosenfeld

11:10 ADL and Donors in the American-Jewish Community

11:55 Is protesting Trump useless?

13:00 Demonstrations in a divided country only anger the general public…

14:00 The more principled, the less influence?

16:10 UNSC Resolution 2334 against settlements, but pro-Israel

17:05 For the political Right there is no difference between Israel + the settlements

20:00 Theodore Sasson: The New American Zionism (2014)

22:00 Left-wing pro-Israel groups have not much influence in the US

25:00 American Jewish Community + the influence of the Right (Miami)

30:40 Antisemitism Research: just right-wingers?

31:30 One-state solution as anti-Zionism (Islamism, Butler, settlers)

32:00 Liberals are studying issues between the Jews (like treatment of minorities)

33:15 Conservative Newspapers look what Foreign Countries do to America

33:30 YIISA shut down by Yale – too much pro-Israel

34:30 Is opposing Israel antisemitic?

36:03 Antisemitism is hating Jews for no reason

38:00 Today’s antisemitism is closely related to hostility to the Jewish state

38:30 Gershom Scholem from cultural Zionism to political Zionism (1923–1936/48)

39:50 20% Arabs in Israel

41:10 Own villages for Muslims in Germany?

42:20 Danger of ethno or ethnic pluralism, right-wing ideology of Henning Eichberg

43:00 No Western democracy can exist with segregation on the long run

45:58 Haifa as an example of Jewish-Arab inclusion, not separation

52:57 One-state solution: End of Jewish Sovereignty

53:22 Arab and Muslim antisemitism will not disappear soon

57:00 Sincereness of Arab Peace Plan

1:03:00 Trump remains an earthquake / Divide in American Jewry