What people don’t understand is that you can be Jewish without being Zionist. You can be Jewish without approving of the politics of Israel. And that is the position most of us find ourselves in.
She said this a few months ago, and I’ve been wanting to make a note of it ever since.
It struck me as very important to remember—especially as I find myself guilty of abusive generalisations from time to time. I just hadn’t thought of this issue in those terms before that. Not that it didn’t make perfect sense once it was said, of course.