Campus News & Climate

How Intersectionality Became a Sinister Threat to American Jewry

Intersectionality didn’t originate as an anti-Jewish idea. Coined in 1989 by Columbia University law professor Kimberlé Crenshaw in the context of critical race theory, and with the intention of clarifying the distinction between the overlapping nature of racial and sexual…

read more

After the Apology: The Truth About Our Special Israel Studies Issue

Published back in April, the most recent special issue of Israel Studies hit a nerve so raw that it is still reverberating in the pages of online journals and newspapers. As co-editors of this publication, who conceived of the project “Word Crimes: Reclaiming the Language…

read more

German Munster University Students Passed Motion Against Antisemitic BDS

Munster. (photo credit: Wikimedia Commons) The student parliament for the University of Münster in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia passed a resolution on Tuesday against the BDS campaign targeting Israel. “We clearly position ourselves against any form of antisemitism…

read more

Inspiration and a Rallying Cry for Graduates

The following is Judea Pearl’s speech at the fourth annual UCLA Jewish Graduation on June 16. Dean [Maria] Blandizzi, friends, families, distinguished guests and especially you, the graduates. I am deeply honored by the opportunity to address this graduating class,…

read more
Skip to toolbar