Here we go again. Members of the student government at New York University will soon put forward a resolution (thanks to the AMCHA Initiative for posting it) demanding that NYU divest from companies that allegedly benefit from Israel’s activities in the West Bank and Gaza.

One novelty, though, is that the names of 34 NYU professors are attached to this draft resolution. They list their titles, too, as if their expertise in Renaissance drama or Marxist political theory gives their opinion about Israel great heft.


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