An End to Zionism?

An End to Zionism?

There is a tremendous appeal to Menachem Brinker’s thesis that Zionism is finished [“The End of Zionism?,” Dissent, Winter 1985]. His declaration that the Jewish people are being normalized, ingathered into their own state while those who chose to assimilate away their Jewishness may do so, is certainly uplifting. He reassures us that Zionism was merely a means to an end, and that the maximalist end of an independent Jewish state, with a majority of the world’s Jews living there, has been achieved.

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