If Einat Wilf does not think Zionism was a colonialist project, maybe she should take that up with Theodor Herzl.
He changed his mind about Zionism, but not in precisely the ways Lipsky strains to suggest.
That simple, and unoriginal, fear lies at heart of The Crisis of Zionism.
The belief that Jews should have their own nation; Jewish nationalism. Zionism gained much support among Jews and others in the early twentieth century, and the hoped-for nation was established in the late 1940s in Palestine, as the state of Israel. Zionism is opposed by most Arabs. (See Arab-Israeli conflict.)