Keeping Track of the Other Side

Fighting anti-Israel week with historical facts

  As some universities brace for the annual spring round of anti-Israel weeks, which falsely accuse Israel of the great crimes committed by South African apartheid racists, we must put this absurdity in historical perspective. For starters, the conflict between…

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Friends Seminary Plays Bait and Switch on Anti-Semitism

  The Friends Seminary of New York, which invited the notorious anti-Semite, Gilad Atzmon, to one of its classes, and assigned its students to read his hate-filled writings, has now backed out of an agreement to invite me to the school to…

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“Pinkwashing:” Visceral hate for Israel in a NYT op-ed

“Pinkwashing“: a deliberate strategy to conceal the continuing violations of Palestinians’ human rights behind an image of modernity signified by Israeli gay life. The New York Times has an op-ed by Sarah Schulman [Nov 22], a professor of humanities at CUNY, that…

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