When Wokeness Comes for Israel

The summer of 2020 will forever be remembered as the time that wokeness in America went fully mainstream—when white liberals made White Fragility author Robin DiAngelo a millionaire, the CEO of Twitter gave How to Be an Antiracist author Ibram X. Kendi $10 million, Nike…

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In student governments, Jews and Zionists need not apply

The story goes like this: A Jewish student is elected to the university’s student government. The student’s fitness for office is challenged by peers who question whether that student can maintain “neutrality” on campus issues because of their Jewish identity.…

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Fake International Law Is the Newest Anti-Israel Libel

Earlier this month, several left-leaning senators and representatives signed various letters contending that “Israel has an obligation under international law” to provide free vaccines for all Palestinians in the Palestinian Authority (PA). The claims are baseless, and they call into…

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New attacks on Israel and Zionism may fuel campus anti-Semitism

Tammi Rossman-Benjamin, co-founder and director of the California-based AMCHA Initiative. Credit: IU Europe Gateway. Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and the fallout from the 2020 election, anti-Semitism continued to morph and grow during 2020. While the school year for many…

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BDS’s Latest Tool: Anti-Cop Sentiment

The anti-Israel movement is capitalizing on anti-police sentiment to expand its boycott, divestment, and sanctions campaign against the state of Israel. Activists—including university professors—are arguing that the “anti-Black” sentiments in the American policing system stem from lessons learned in police…

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Stop pretending that anti-Zionism isn’t anti-Semitism

Peter Beinart. Credit: Joe Mabel via Wikimedia Commons. In case you haven’t heard, people who want to eliminate Israel are very interested in stopping anti-Semitism. In other words, the same people who want to deny rights to the Jewish people…

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