What Does a Jew Want?: On Binationalism and Other Specters (Insurrections: Critical Studies in Religion, Politics, and Culture)

What Does a Jew Want?: On Binationalism and Other Specters (Insurrections: Critical Studies in Religion, Politics, and Culture)

Slavoj Žižek, Alain Badiou, Judith Butler, Udi Aloni


"In this booklet Udi Aloni, inflicting an influence fault within the ruling liberal angle when it comes to short-circuiting diversified degrees of ideology, paintings, and suggestion; rewrites the Oedipus fable and rejects liberal Zionism. Who yet Aloni can mix the great poetic strength of constructing new myths with the perspicuous brain of a chilly theoretician? Who yet Aloni can flooring his ruthless critique of Zionism into his unconditional constancy to the Jewish culture? If an individual wishes an explanation that political theology is definitely and alive, right here it is!"—Slavoj Žižek

In the hopes of marketing justice, peace, and harmony for and with the Palestine humans, Udi Aloni joins with Judith Butler, Alain Badiou, and Slavoj Žižek to confront the center problems with the Israeli-Palestinian clash. Their daring query: Will a brand new new release of Israelis and Palestinians dare to stroll jointly towards a joint Israel-Palestine? via a college of meditation, interview, diary, and essay, Aloni and his interlocutors current a private, highbrow, and altogether provocative account wealthy with the insights of philosophy and important idea. They eventually foresee the emergence of a binational Israeli-Palestinian nation, incorporating the paintings of Walter Benjamin, Edward stated, and Jacques Derrida-as good as Jewish theology-to recast the clash in secular theological phrases.

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