Category Archives: Academia

Guest Post: A beginner’s guide to BDS

This is both a guest post by Brian Goldfarb and cross-posted from Northwood Synagogue’s “Nu” Magazine. Here is his introduction (in blue) followed by the article: This article was written because friends who edit the magazine of Northwood Synagogue, north-west … Continue reading

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Academic boycotts and anti-Jewish racism

This is a joint post written by myself together with frequent contributor Brian Goldfarb. Brian writes: I borrowed the phrase “rancid left” from the US blogger Noga (of the website “the contentious centrist”), to distinguish it from my own stance as part … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Despite all the odds, the London Jewish scene is alive and vibrant

Time for a change of pace for a while in honour of Pesach. This is another guest post by frequent contributor Brian Goldfarb who recently attended the one-day Limmud event (Limmud is a UK-founded worldwide volunteer-based charity promoting Jewish learning, … Continue reading

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Antisemitism on Australian and American campuses, masquerading as anti-Zionism

Having written about the increasing antisemitism and delegitimization of Israel on British campuses, it is dreadfully sad to find that the same disease is afflicting campuses on the other side of the world, davka in Australia which is one of … Continue reading

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Antisemitism on British campuses, masquerading as anti-Zionism

This depressing subject has been covered extensively on this blog and elsewhere yet it never seems to go away. On the contrary, it seems to get worse from year to year, especially around the time of “Israel Apartheid Week” which … Continue reading

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Huge rise in campus anti-semitism and anti-Israel activity

I have documented academic anti-Israel and antisemitic activity on occasion, but my focus was more on the anti-Israel activity against Jewish and Israeli academics and institutions, including boycotts. I have not really focussed on campus antisemitism against Jewish and pro-Israel … Continue reading

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