Mark Muhannad Ayyash
Ayyash is the author of A Hermeneutics of Violence (UTP, 2019). He was born and raised in Silwan, Jerusalem, before immigrating to Canada. He is curre... ntly writing a book on settler colonial sovereignty.
The JDA fails to produce true opposition to the core problem of the IHRA definition: the silencing of Palestinians.
Only the formation of a single decolonised state in historic Palestine can put an end to Israel’s colonial ambitions.
But it can very much hurt the Palestinian anti-colonial struggle and academic and advocacy freedom.
Since its early days of colonising Palestine, the Zionist movement has always aimed to establish a Greater Israel.