Category Archives: Academia

Palestinian teacher of the year teaches non-violence while married to a terrorist

My headline might read as a feel-good story, of a reformed terrorist family who now teach peace, non-violence and tolerance. However the story is not quite like that at all. The husband of a Palestinian teacher who won “teacher of … Continue reading

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Let’s see you boycott this, idiots

An infuriating news item caught my eye yesterday in the Jerusalem Post: the head of an organization of 1,000 (one thousand!) Israeli sociologists announced that they are severing all contact with Ariel University since “it is not in Israel”: Prof. … Continue reading

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More Campus antisemitism, this time in UC-Davis

In yet another supremely depressing incident of campus antisemitism – and no, I’m not going to cloak this phenomenon in the guise of “anti-Zionism” – Israeli diplomat George Deek, who is himself a Christian Arab, was shouted down at the … Continue reading

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Guest Post: A Beginner’s Guide to Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS), Part 3: Fighting BDS

This is another Guest Post by frequent contributor and reader Brian Goldfarb.  Over the last few months Brian wrote part 1 and part 2 of his Beginner’s Guide to BDS series, and this is the third part. Brian writes: As … Continue reading

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Israel Apartheid Week – Deep hatred and great support

There is altogether too much bad news going on and it’s very easy to sink into a sea of gloom and despair. But never fear, Anne is here! I shall try to ease the burden of bad news with some … Continue reading

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Antisemitism at Oxford University leads to resignation of student leader

Barely a month ago I reported on the anti-Israel riot that took place at Kings College in London when Israeli peace activist Ami Ayalon came to deliver a talk . Sadly, despite the good news in my previous post about … Continue reading

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