Anti-Israelism

London bus stops vandalized with anti-Israel posters

At least six bus stops in London were defaced with posters declaring “Israel is a racist endeavor” early Thursday, in protest of the UK Labour Party’s adoption of an internationally recognized definition of anti-Semitism that characterizes that statement as anti-Semitic.…

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Roger Waters: Israel Is Anti-Semitic

Look, I write for a Jewish publication. About Jews. All day. Every day. Which means it takes a lot to move me, especially when it comes to the never-ending torrent of bigoted drivel produced by Israel’s shrillest detractors. But this…

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Deir Yassin: The End of the Myth

Deir Yassin: Sof Hamitos [Deir Yassin: The End of the Myth]. By Eliezer Tauber. Modi’in, Is.: Kinneret Zmora-Bitan Dvir Publishing, 2017. 379 pp. 96 Israeli NS. Of all the canards associated with the Arab-Israeli conflict, one stands out: the events…

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German diplomats defend Kuwait Airways’ ‘no Israelis allowed’ policy

German diplomats have said accusations of antisemitism against Kuwait Airways for its practice of refusing Israeli passengers are exaggerated, triggering sharp criticism from the Simon Wiesenthal Center and a German lawyer who sued the airline. The statement defending state-owned Kuwait…

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Anti-Zionism and the Humanities: A response to Saree Makdisi

Professors Cary Nelson, left and Russell Berman at a panel discussion on the sidelines of the Modern Language Association conference in Chicago, January 2014. This lengthy essay by two leading US professors challenges the world of academic publishing. They identify…

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Israel Again Attacked at NYU

On the last Thursday in March, as Jewish students were busy getting ready for Passover the very next day, a coalition of anti-Israel activists at New York University shepherded a resolution through the Student Government Assembly and the Student Senators Council, demanding…

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Anti-Zionism and the Humanities: A response to Saree Makdisi

This lengthy essay by two leading US professors challenges the world of academic publishing. They identify the symptoms of a ‘widespread institutional corruption that extends far beyond the debates over the Middle East’: the move of disciplines and journals from…

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