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Anti-Semitism

bds

When you complain that the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement discriminates on the basis of national identity, you are nowadays met with a contemptuous...
intersectionality

Is the postmodern theory of intersectionality--the new master narrative of the left, which claims to expose the hidden and overlapping structures of oppression in Western...
BDS

In 2016, the University of Minnesota Student Association amended a bill that targeted Israel and passed a more general bill on socially responsible investing. Not surprisingly,...
BDS

Supporters of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel frequently complain about a “Palestinian exception” to free speech. Never mind that whole, albeit...
anti-semitism

Does Europe still want its Jews, and can the Jews still find belonging in Europe? Ask the likes of Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron, and European...
Holocaust

Yes. That's the answer to a question posed by the headline of Shmuel Rosner's latest piece in the New York Times. Yes: Israeli students need...
Poland

The legacy of the Shoah in Poland, John Paul II said, is "a wound that has not healed, one that keeps bleeding." The Polish government's...
Kenneth Marcus

I don’t always agree with Kenneth L. Marcus, the founder and president of the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law. But he...
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On January 5, Modern Language Association Members for Justice in Palestine hosted a meeting at New York University entitled “Palestine and the Future of Academia.”...
Sweden

The firebombing of a synagogue in Gothenburg thrust Sweden's anti-Semitism crisis into global headlines. For years, Swedish Jews have lived in fear of such violence, which...
bds

I have written before about Jasbir Puar, professor of women and gender studies at Rutgers University. Puar has lent her scholarly credibility, such as it...
bds

Since 2002, student activists have tried to pass anti-Israel divestment resolutions at the University of Michigan. This month, they succeeded on a 23-17 vote of...