Israel’s New Nation-State Law: Codifying Apartheid – Podcast interview with Alison Weir

Israel’s New Nation-State Law: Codifying Apartheid – Podcast interview with Alison Weir

Burt Cohen‘s August 16, 2018 interview with Alison Weir…  

Reposted from Keeping Democracy Alive with Burt Cohen

At least it’s now out in the open. All Israelis who are not Jewish have had their rights diminished. Given the longstanding discrimination against non-white non-European Jews, Palestinians and Druze are now just third class citizens. Prime Minister Netanyahu described the newly enacted law as “a defining moment in the annals of Zionism and the history of the State of Israel.” American defenders of Israel, like J Street, hope it is not a defining moment and are worried that the new law may erode Israel’s longstanding unquestioned support in the US. Founder and Executive Director of the well-named “If Americans Knew,” Alison Weir is today’s guest. We go through specifically what the new law does and there’s no question it is apartheid. What can be done? Listen here 

  • Cohen’s bio.
  • Weir’s bio.