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Even if they have suffered some recent setbacks among academic umbrella groups, the Boycott, Divest, and Sanctions (BDS) movement is an increasingly loud presence on...
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Cornel West, Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy at Harvard Divinity School, is, whatever one thinks of him, among the biggest names in American...
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The Boycott, Divest, and Sanctions (BDS) movement is the most prominent effort today to single out and delegitimize the State of Israel. In recent months,...
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In 2005, a coalition of organizations claiming to represent Palestinian civil society issued a call to boycott, divest from, and sanction Israel. Since then, the...
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Much has been written about the Middle East Studies Association (MESA), the older and larger of the two major professional associations for scholars of Middle...
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As I reported last week, the Modern Language Association was considering at its annual convention a resolution endorsing an academic boycott of Israel. To judge by...
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Writing in Haaretz this week, sociologist Eva Illouz wondered why many Israeli and American Jews, usually so sensitive to any hint of anti-Semitism, seem untroubled...
anti-semitism

After the recent anti-Semitism scandal in the British Labour Party, it would be reasonable to assume that most in Britain’s political class would take extra...
Rania Khalek

If journalist-activist Rania Khalek did not exist, someone would have to invent her. A prominent supporter of the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement, she has proven...
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Back in November, I wrote about an overwhelming vote – 1040 to 136 -- in favor of BDS at the American Anthropological Association. Although the...
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In an earlier era, the decision by a governor of New York to sign an executive order that is considered pro-Israel in nature wouldn’t be...
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Jonathan Tobin has written about the latest defeat for the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement. At the General Conference of the United Methodist Church, meeting from...