Zionism, anti-Semitism and colonialism

Joseph Massad

Al jazeera

Mon Dec 24 2012

...Zionism could only be realised through a colonial-settler project, which its founders understood was achievable only through an alliance with colonial powers. Whereas the colonisation of Palestine would start late, on the eve of the eclipse of European colonialism, Zionism would thrive in its early years precisely because both anti-Semitism and colonialism were de rigueur in late 19th and early 20th century Europe. ...

Zionism, anti-Semitism and colonialism

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