Campus News & Climate

A Personal Remembrance of Edward Alexander

Shortly after the 1973 Yom Kippur War, a small group of Jewish students at the University of Washington in Seattle decided that they needed to be more active in educating the campus about Israel’s achievements and more proactive in confronting…

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In Memory of Professor Edward Alexander

In September 1974, I arrived in Israel as a Guggenheim Fellow to teach American history at Tel Aviv University. Having visited Israel for the first time two years earlier on a two-week trip sponsored by the American Jewish Committee for…

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How Not to Be an Antiracist

Leaders in business, academia and government are increasingly adopting “antiracist” training and policies in response to the Black Lives Matter movement. In some cases, this reflects genuine interest in decreasing racial discrimination. In others, it is a salve for what…

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The Real Problem on College Campuses Is Zionophobia

A little over a year ago, I wrote a column arguing that, in many ways, anti-Zionism is more dangerous than anti-Semitism. My point was that going after the Jewish state was a sneaky way of going after the Jews. By…

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How to Achieve Woke Justice

Racial theorists and activists claim that certain minorities, mainly “people of color,” are discriminated against in America, Canada, and the West generally. The measure used to gauge racial discrimination is “representation” on the basis of the percentage of the general…

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The Invention of ‘Systemic Racism’

It is now the official view in government, industry, and education that African Americans and certain other “people of color” perform poorly in schools and the workforce, but nonetheless must be treated as if they perform well. The statistically weak…

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