Progressive Organizations Must Speak Up about Palestine

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Progressive organizations should also understand how far-right movements weaponize anti-Palestinian and anti-Arab bigotry, Islamophobia, and anti-Semitism 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 anti-Semitic desire to expel Jews from the United States, believing that Jews must be in Israel for the Second Coming’ [] of Jesus.

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