Tufts Prof Thomas Abowd: Jews Colonial Usurpers in Jerusalem
The work of Thomas Abowd of Tufts is part of a broad effort by Middle East studies specialists to delegitimize Israel as a Jewish state by falsely denying or downplaying the ancient and enduring Hebrew history of Jerusalem. In a recent lecture in Washington, Abowd asserted that Israel "has built a whole national mythology out of the City of David," including even the Western Wall, whose significance he called an "invention of relatively recent construction." Writing for Campus Watch, Andrew Harrod reports on Abowd's absurd claims today at FrontPage Magazine
Israel "has built a whole national mythology out of the City of David" in a "weaponization of myth," stated Israel-hating Tufts University professor Thomas Abowd on March 17 at Washington, DC's anti-Israel Jerusalem Fund think tank. Condemnation of "Israeli Colonial Racism" described in a Powerpoint presentation formed his lecture's central theme, which incongruously presented Jews as colonial usurpers in their own ancestral national homeland before an audience of about twenty.
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