Definitions

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  • noun The political position of rejecting a nation's right to exist, usually specifically the right of Israel to exist

Etymologies

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rejection +‎ -ism

Examples

  • The spiritual ascesis Mike wants from the Orthodox is one in which we refrain from our "rejectionism" of various sorts, and develop our ecclesiology to the point where we can accept the above statements of Vat I and the other RCC dogmas we have problems with and state that there is nothing false found in them.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • The spiritual ascesis Mike wants from the Orthodox is one in which we refrain from our "rejectionism" of various sorts, and develop our ecclesiology to the point where we can accept the above statements of Vat I and the other RCC dogmas we have problems with and state that there is nothing false found in them.

    Orthodox (non?)-ecclesiology, continued

  • US's unwavering support for Israel and "rejectionism" of the two-state solution effectively on offer for 30 years.

    Palestinian Pundit

  • The excuse, therefore, that Israel cannot negotiate with Hamas on the basis of their supposed 'rejectionism' does not hold water.

    open Democracy News Analysis - Comments

  • Drowned out by headlines of militarism and militancy, they offer hope in an otherwise bleak and tired cycle of failed promises, rejectionism and hate.

    Ronit Avni: From Budrus to Bilin: Arresting Heroes

  • The persistence of refugee status for millions of Palestinians has been the physical bedrock of rejectionism, both expressly, as in the infamous "three noes" of the Khartoum conference of 1967, and by implication, as demonstrated by the recent Palestinian decision to withdraw from direct talks.

    Ben S. Cohen: The Palestinians and Israel: Just Say No

  • Both groups know their rejectionism carries no cost since they assume foreign creditors have no choice but to continue to fund the country.

    Greece's Bailout Brinkmanship

  • The persistence of refugee status for millions of Palestinians has been the physical bedrock of rejectionism, both expressly, as in the infamous "three noes" of the Khartoum conference of 1967, and by implication, as demonstrated by the recent Palestinian decision to withdraw from direct talks.

    Ben S. Cohen: The Palestinians and Israel: Just Say No

  • Netanyahu's words reflect an understanding of "old wine in new bottles," of how Arab and Palestinian historic rejection of Israel's existence can appear to change in a post-Oslo world but, in fact, represent the same rejectionism that has plagued this conflict for more than six decades.

    Abraham H. Foxman: Six Words That Could Change History

  • Beyond the rejectionism of the Tea Party, mainstream conservatives still see economic policy solely through the prism of providing more capital to the privileged captains of industry who can then make the best choices on how those funds should be used.

    Andrei Cherny: Individual Age Economics

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