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Good News Friday

Thank goodness it’s Friday and time for another Good News Friday installment. This week the focus is on education. The Jerusalem Post reports that three Israeli universities have been ranked amongst the 100 most innovative universities in the world: Hebrew … Continue reading

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Antisemitism on British campuses from both student and teachers’ unions

(A slightly edited version of this article was first published in the Algemeiner.) Antisemitism on British campuses recently became entangled with the scandal of antisemitism in the Labour Party, to the extent that even the non-Jewish student chairman of the … Continue reading

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The Jews and Israelis who back BDS

There once was a time when you might have thought there is a typo in the headline, but nowadays we all know the sad truth. Astonishingly, there are Jews both in the Diaspora and within Israel who promote, encourage or … 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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Good News Friday

The week has sped past and it’s time once more for another Good News Friday installment. We’ll start this week’s post with a little culture.  Violinist Maxim Vengerov says his heart and soul belong in Israel: It’s been a busy … Continue reading

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