Civil Discourse and Academic Freedom

Evan Goldstein: Judeocentrism and Anti-Semitism

http://chronicle.com/blogs/footnoted/index.php?id=719 What is anti-Semitism? Most any attempt to define the term or, even more controversially, pin the label on someone, brings to mind Justice Potter Stewart’s famously pithy 1964 definition of hard-core pornography: “I know it when I see it.”…

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Meron Rapoport: Scholar Unearths Unknown Primo Levi Text at Yad Vashem

http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/909490.html “A declaration by Doctor Primo Levi, living in Torino, Corso Vittorio 67…” Thus, with characteristic dryness and equally typical humility, begins a document that lay for more than 45 years in the archive of the Yad Vashem Martyrs and…

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Matthew Taylor: Discredited Irving Plans Comeback Tour

http://books.guardian.co.uk/news/articles/0,,2179843,00.html#article_continue Historian blames Himmler, but not Hitler Writer freed from jail says views have ‘crystallised’ Ten months ago he was languishing in an Austrian jail, less than halfway through a three-year sentence with his career – and professional reputation –…

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University Community Must Support Tolerance, Combat Ignorance

http://observer.case.edu/Archives/Volume_40/Issue_6/Story_1977/ The anti-Semitic message that appeared on the Thwing Spirit Wall a week ago (see story, page one) was a powerful reminder that the American quest for equality and tolerance is far from over. The incident provoked a school-wide response,…

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Marc Perelman: ‘The Israel Lobby’ Goes International

http://www.forward.com/articles/11754/ After hitting Europe earlier this month, “The Israel Lobby” is preparing for a frontal assault on the Muslim world. The controversial book by American academics Stephen Walt and John Mearsheimer, who accuse the pro-Israel lobby of hijacking American policy,…

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Suppressed Scholarship

October 4, 2007 Edition > Section: Opinion > Printer-Friendly Version Suppressed Scholarship BY DANIEL JOHNSONOctober 4, 2007URL: http://www.nysun.com/article/63946 Who said this on a visit to Americalast w e e k ? “When you think how fantastically successful the Jewish lobby…

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