American-Israeli author and journalist Yossi Klein Halevi has been lecturing on American campuses with a young palestinian coexistence activist. When a student at DePaul University asked them why “humanizing” Zionists was acceptable – comparing it to asking black Americans to “humanize members of the KKK” – Yossi hit it out of the park.
For the last two weeks, I've been on a campus tour with a young Palestinian coexistence activist discussing my latest book, "Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor." A student at DePaul University in Chicago asked us why "humanizing" Zionists was acceptable, and compared that to asking black Americans to "humanize members of the KKK." Here's part of my response–
Posted by Yossi Klein Halevi on Wednesday, 14 November 2018