Activists confront false accusations of Anti-Semitism
Activists and journalists Rania Khalek and Max Geller led a workshop on the ways that activists have faced false accusations of anti-semitism because of their Palestine solidarity activism.
Geller pointed out that many Zionists use accusations of anti-semitism to silence criticism of Israel and the fact that Israel. He also spoke about how the same money used to fight against Palestine solidarity is also being used to oppress people of color in the United States and that Palestine solidarity groups should make connections with other oppressed people.
Members of the crowd spoke out about times they have been accused of anti-semitism and harassed by Zionist organizations on campus and online.
Khalek and Geller also spoke about how normalization and working with Zionist organizations, can cause issues for Palestine solidarity organizations and actually helps the Zionist narrative.
Khalek also brought up the fact that anti-semitism is a very real problem in Europe and false accusations by Zionists detracts from real instances of anti-semitism.