Pro-Israel activists slam praise of ‘anti-Semitic’ book

24.10.2011                      26.Tischrei. 5772

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Pro-Israel activists slam praise of ‘anti-Semitic’ book

‘The Wondering Who’ by London-based Israeli Gilad Atzmon hailed by US academics Mearsheimer and Falk.

Uproar has broken out since American academics John Mearsheimer and Richard Falk have endorsed a new book by a London-based Israeli musician accused of being an anti-Semite and Holocaust denier.
Chicago University professor John Mearsheimer, author of the 2007 book The Israel Lobby, and Princeton professor Richard Falk, the UN rapporteur for the Palestinian territories, gave promotional words for a book written by Gilad Atzmon.
His book, titled 'The Wondering Who', has been described as contemporary cultural racism and as an attack on Jewish identity inspired by Soviet anti- Semitism, by analysts and experts….