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