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Edward Alexander

Edward Alexander

Edward Alexander is Prof. Emeritus in the Department of English at the University of Washington, among his most recent books are The State of the Jews: A Critical Appraisal (Transaction, 2012) and Jews against Themselves (Transaction, 2015)

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Jewish Academics Turn Against Hillel

The enemies of Israel neither slumber nor sleep. They include not only the technically competent barbarians of Iran, exuberantly aggressive with the prospect of nuclear weapons and the $150 billion “signing bonus” paid them for signing a sham agreement with…

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The Campus Is Conquered . . .

At the conclusion of the latest installment of the endless Arab war against Israel, the leaders of Hamas simultaneously accused Israel of “genocide” against the residents of Gaza and took to the streets, dancing, ululating, and jubilating in celebration of…

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Judith Butler Comes To Brooklyn College

Since the enemies of Israel neither slumber nor sleep, it should come as no surprise that at the center of the current storm over the acquiescence of Brooklyn College in an academically sponsored campus event designed to expel Israel from the…

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Judith Butler and the Theodor Adorno Prize

Judith Butler, who last week received Frankfurt’s coveted Theodor Adorno Prize, came to prominence as an anti- Israel agitator almost a decade ago. In September 2002, Harvard president Lawrence Summers charged that “at Harvard and… universities across the country,” faculty-initiated…

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THE JEWISH DIVIDE OVER ISRAEL: Accusers and Defenders

BOOK-REVIEW: THE JEWISH DIVIDE OVER ISRAEL: Accusers and Defenders,ed. Edward Alexander, University of Washington, and Paul Bogdanor In The Jewish Divide Over Israel: Accusers and Defenders (Transaction Publishers, 2006) Edward Alexander and Paul Bogdanor have assembled eighteen essays that strip…

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