Letters from our Readers

Academic arrogance

A British higher-education teachers’ union passed a resolution on Israel at its annual conference recently that was stunning for its rejection of academic values and simple bigotry. The resolution calls Israel’s policies toward Palestinians “apartheid policies” and urges the union’s…

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UCL Provost expresses concern at Israel academic boycott vote

UCL President and Provost Malcolm Grant today expressed his concern at the vote by delegates at the National Association of Higher and Further Education (NATFHE) conference for a boycott of Israeli universities and academics unless they publicly dissociate themselves from…

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NAS Council Opposes Academic Boycotts

May 30 — The governing council of the National Academy of Sciences opposes academic boycotts, firmly believing that scientists provide a voice for rationality and moderation in political affairs. A boycott of Israeli academics announced yesterday by Britain’s largest faculty…

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Ilka Schroeder is back

Ilka Shroeder (or Schroder) was the Green Party EU Parliament rep last seen speaking out against EU support for the Palestinian Authority two years ago. See previous: llka Shroder: The War Against Israel and Growing European Nationalism. A quick quote…

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The New Anti-Semitism by Bernard Lewis

The New Anti-SemitismBernard Lewis The American Scholar – Volume 75 No. 1 Winter 2006 pp. 25-36 There is a well-worn platitude that we have all heard many times before: it is perfectly legitimate to criticize the actions and policies of…

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