Sighing at the Secrets of Jewish Genius
Must read article in the UNZ review. Sighing at the Secrets of Jewish Genius Rebuttal to Bret Stephens’s The New York Times Column by Vladislav Krasnov (February 3, 2020). This is exactly what I have been saying all along.
"Besides, the Bolshevik “triumph” in shoving away the popularly
elected Constituent Assembly was almost at once marred– at first
symbolically and eventually fatefully–by the Balfour Declaration
that was made virtually at the same time. Thus, now for more than
100 years the Jews of Russia—and of the world–have been drawn
in opposite directions and forced to make a fateful decision:
Communism or Zionism. I believe the majority of Jews would prefer
never to have to make such decision between these two diametrically
opposed extremist and violent positions".
And the following............
"Alas, the 20th century showed that, very tragically,
the most dynamic young Jews of the world were attracted
to two opposite extremes: either exclusive race-based
Zionist nationalism or all-embracing abstract Communist
internationalism. Both extremes rely on violence. Both
pretend to have a strong popular mandate. It does not
help that lately Zionism got a tremendous boost from
the American Neocons trying to turn it into Zionist
My reply to a hostile comment at UNZ review (screenshot):