In his April 26 piece, We must protect Israel from the enemies who misinform, Stanley Tate alleges that the BDS movement, the nonviolent worldwide effort to apply pressure on Israel to change its policies toward Palestinians, is nothing but anti-Semitism in disguise.
One can have an overwhelmingly positive opinion of the Jewish people while simultaneously denouncing the actions of Israel, the Jewish state.
Look at how many citizens of the world love the people of the United States, but are appalled at some of the actions of the U.S. government.
Tate should stop conflating these simple words and ideas.
To challenge Israel is not to question Jewish existence, but to ask whether oppressing another people in the name of Jewish liberation can ever be justified.
Ed Wujciak, Hollywood