Progressive Organizations Can't Stay Silent on Palestine
This article was first published in Non Profit Quarterly.
“Progressive organizations should also understand how far-right movements weaponize anti-Palestinian and anti-Arab bigotry, Islamophobia and antisemitism to push a Christian nationalist worldview. Attacks against Palestinians, Arabs, Muslims and Jews are not just isolated incidents perpetrated by racist individuals. They are motivated by a Christian nationalist ideology that seeks a white, Christian society without Muslims, Arabs or Jews. In fact, for many Christian nationalists, political support of Israel is rooted in an antisemitic desire to expel Jews from the United States, believing that Jews must be in Israel for the ’Second Coming’ [politicalresearch.org] of Jesus.”