gency) - Israel has been instrumentalizing the issue of Iran threat ideologically to divert attention from its growing problems, said renowned Israeli historian and sociologist Moshe Zuckermann.
Addressing an international conference of radical leftist parties in Berlin, Zuckermann said that the Zionist regime has been using the alleged Iranian 'threat' as a 'diversion policy' to cover up its own racist policies and its failure to seal a peace agreement with the Palestinian side.
The Jewish dissident warned that the Zionist regime was facing 'the abyss' over
its mounting racist and fascist policies.
He likened the current state of affairs in Israel with the rise of the German Nazi regime in 1933, saying the Zionist regime has become an 'apartheid regime.'
Zuckermann had in the past lambasted the Zionist regime for instrumentalizing anti-Semitism and the Holocaust to muzzle any criticism of Tel Aviv regime.
He had accused Israeli leaders of misusing anti-Semitism as a 'political weapon' to pursue an even 'more repressive policy' internally.
The scholar who has written a book on Israel's instrumentalizing of anti-Semitism, said there had been thousands of examples' of such a misuse.
Zuckermann had also accused the influential German Central Council of Jews of misusing anti-Semitism and the Holocaust to silence critics of the Zionist regime.
His remarks come in the wake of statements by the Secretary General of the Central Council of Jews Stephan Kramer who openly admitted Israel was using the Holocaust issue for its own political agenda.
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