Sunday, July 21, 2019 admin Comments(0) NormanGFinkelstein_BeyondChutzpah Norman G. Finkelstein Beyond Chutzpah : On the. Beyond Chutzpah is the most comprehensive, systematic, and well-documented work of its kind. It is one of the harshest -- rational and nonemotional -- texts. Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Finkelstein, a political science professor and author of The Holocaust Industry: Reflections on the Exploitation of .

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The purpose of Beyond Chutzpah is to lift the veil of contrived con- troversy, “Annex: Reporting institutions and data sources.” For the Roth. THE LATEST PRODUCTION of Israel’s apologists is the “new anti-Semitism.”. IN ALAN DERSHOWITZ, Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, publishedThe Case for Israel.¹ The book became an immediate and influential national best seller. Meticulously researched and tightly argued,Beyond Chutzpahpoints to a Beyond Chutzpah: On the Misuse of Anti-Semitism and the Abuse of History, Updated Edition, With a New Preface Read Online · Download PDF; Save; Cite this Item.

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Recalling Joan Peters' book From Time Immemorial, published to great fanfare in but subsequently exposed as an academic hoax, he asks deeply troubling questions here about the periodic reappearance of spurious scholarship and the uncritical acclaim it receives.

The core analysis of Beyond Chutzpah sets Dershowitz's assertions on Israel's human rights record against the findings of the mainstream human rights community.

Sifting through thousands of pages of reports from organizations such as Amnesty International, B'Tselem, and Human Rights Watch, Finkelstein argues that Dershowitz has misrepresented the facts. Thoroughly researched and tightly argued, Beyond Chutzpah lifts the veil of controversy shrouding the Israel-Palestine conflict.

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Gaza Norman Finkelstein. Bloggat om Beyond Chutzpah. In the book, Finkelstein documents what he claims is the falsification of Israel's human rights record by Dershowitz and his plagiarism of research from Joan Peters' book From Time Immemorial.

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In response, Dershowitz's lawyers wrote letters to the University of California Press threatening a lawsuit if they published the book. At one point, Dershowitz called on the Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger , to intervene on his behalf, to stop the book from being published, but the Governor refused.

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Eventually, Dershowitz backed off and the book was published by UC Press, albeit with some minor modifications as a result of Dershowitz's threat. Baruch Kimmerling , professor of sociology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem wrote that the book is "the most comprehensive, systematic, and well-documented work of its kind.

It is one of the harshest—rational and nonemotional—texts about the daily practices of the occupation and colonization of the Palestinian territories by Israel , and it is an excellent demonstration of how and why the blind defenders of Israel, by basing their arguments on false facts and figures, actually bring more damage than gains to their cause.

Marc Saperstein , professor of Jewish history at George Washington University , wrote in conclusion of his review of the book "if you are looking for a book that gathers for polemical purposes every anti-Israel argument in the arsenal of its opponents, and if you enjoy the rhetorical style of the arrogant academic pit bull, this may be the book for you.

If you are looking for balance, fairness, context, a critical weighing of evidence on different sides of a controversial issue The University of California Press was awarded a prize for "sustained contributions to the promotion and defense of academic freedom in the Middle East and North Africa " by the Middle East Studies Association for publishing the book in the face of Dershowitz's threats.

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Cited in BC p. Finkelstein University of California Press pp. Norman Finkelstein is the academic equivalent of a street fighter. He rose to notoriety in with The Holocaust Industry: Reflections on the Exploitation of Jewish Suffering, which argued that organized Jewry exploits the memory of the Holocaust to deflect criticism of Israel and blackmail European governments for compensation. Only after the book created a storm in Europe did mainstream American publications pay any attention.

Beyond Chutzpah

His new book, Beyond Chutzpah, reprises these themes. Finkelstein argues that American Jewish leaders wield the club of anti-Semitism to silence critics of Israel.

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After September 11, he became a target of hate to many left-wing civil libertarians for advocating the torture of suspected terrorists.