Why We (Three Jews) Supported Tufts Divestment

We spent the night before Passover in different rooms. Some of us were in kitchens with our families, clearing our drawers of chametz. Some of us were in the library finishing homework before the start of the holiday. And some…

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A Victory for the First Amendment

Editor’s note: Alice Rothchild, author of Condition Critical: Life and Death in Israel/Palestine, recently spoke at the Sarasota Institute of Lifelong Learning (SILL). “Pro-Israeli” groups attempted to suppress her speech and led a campaign to coerce SILL into cancelling the…

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Students fear crackdown on Palestine activism on UK campuses

Pro-Palestine activists on British university campuses fear a crackdown is taking place against them following the cancellation of several events affiliated to the Israeli Apartheid Week initiative and increasing regulation and monitoring of their activities. The concerns come with universities…

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How European pension funds sustain Israeli occupation

The five biggest European pension funds are conflicting with their governments’ official policies by investing in companies that do business in illegal Israeli settlements, analysts say. “If their citizens and their companies are directly undermining their governments’ foreign policy commitment…

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Why Anthropologists Failed to Boycott Israeli Academic Institutions

n 2016 the movement to boycott Israeli academic institutions for their involvement in the illegal occupation of Palestine both gathered significant steam and faced a huge roadblock. In the United States, the country that largely underwrites and funds the Israeli…

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