Norman Finkelstein is a Professor o Poleetical science an a gey controversial feegur in regairds tae the state o Israel. He hissel is the wean o Holocaust survivors, an haes statit on mair nor ain occasion hou serious he regards holocaust denial. Maugre o this, an bein Jewish, he haes been accuised o anti-semetism follaein his creeticism o Israeli policy an offeecial history. In beuks sic as the ane cried "Beyond Chutzpah: On the misuse of Anti-Semetism and the abuse of History", he pits forrit the argiement that pro-Israeli, or "Zionist" writers/defenders/apologists haes uised the fact o the holocaust ceenically for tae blur the negative response tae Israeli policy wi raigards tae Palestinians, an hou the idea o "New Anti-Semetism" is a Zionist idea an aw, shaped tae ser the Israeli staundin in public opeenion bi garrin cretics feart tae say ocht negative aboot the state.
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