Oberlin Students Writing about BDS (Narrow the Difference and Open the Conversation)

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Take a deep breath and listen to what students have to say. This piece  by Eli Hovland, Emily Isaacson, and Sarah Keller, which you can read here about and against BDS and anti-semitism on campus, is essential reading. As these students from Oberlin understand it and know it very well and better than anyone else, the key is to “narrow” points of difference so as to isolate the most fringe anti-Zionist actors by  “opening” up honest conversation about Israel and against the occupation. Thank you Joe Sokal for posting.

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Zachary Braiterman is Professor of Religion in the Department of Religion at Syracuse University. His specialization is modern Jewish though and philosophical aesthetics. http://religion.syr.edu
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2 Responses to Oberlin Students Writing about BDS (Narrow the Difference and Open the Conversation)

  1. dmf says:

    attention to particularities and long-term engagements sounds good to me, now if only we had courses that worked along such lines.

    http://newbooksnetwork.com/theodore-sasson-the-new-american-zionism-nyu-press-2014/

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