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"And, even more actively, anti-Semites now speak in the language of anti-Zionism. They focus obsessively on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, ignoring all other countries and zones of war. They pay no attention, and don’t care about, suffering and human rights violations anywhere else – in, for example, Chechnya, Tibet, Sri Lanka, Darfur, Burundi or the Democratic Republic of Congo (where some 5.4 million people have died during the last decade in conflicts involving widespread violence against civilians, including mass rapes.). But every incident at a checkpoint or in a clash in the West Bank or Gaza, real or fabricated, is highlighted, and Israel is condemned. Those anti-Semites who use the language of anti-Zionism always deny that they’re anti-Semites. They’re anti-Zionists. And anti-Zionism makes them good, they insist, not bad. Certainly, one can be an anti-Zionist without being an anti-Semite. In fact, there are many who oppose Israeli policies – and are against the idea of the return of Jews to their ancestral homeland, or the very existence of Israel – for reasons that have nothing to do with anti-Semitism. But there are few, if any, anti-Semites who aren’t also anti-Zionists. For them, anti-Zionism is primarily a way to express anti-Semitism without being labeled an anti-Semite. It’s a cover."