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(Horrid Ideas) The Tikvah Fund & The Racist Right in Israel

Always academic undercover, there was nothing ever innocent about the Tikvah Fund. In the States, they have since shut down their field operations, at Princeton and NYU. This article here at Haaretz includes in its analysis of the influence of … Continue reading

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The Tikvah Fund is Dangerous To Israeli Society

The Tikvah Fund is still doing damage, mostly in Israel nowadays. Consider this from a recent article at Ynet, which you can read here: “I think the New Israel Fund is less dangerous to Israeli society and solidarity than the Tikvah … Continue reading

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(Decision Plan) Tikvah Fund & Ethnic Cleansing in Israel

Jewish Studies colleagues along with readers of Tablet Magazine online and the Jewish Review of Books should find of interest this piece by here by JJ Goldberg. The article is about a recent rightwing plan, promoted by one Bezalel Smotrich, … Continue reading

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Jewish & Anti-Democratic (Tikvah Fund)

The neconservative Tikva Fund has a new Hebrew language platform in Israel where they published this bit by Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked. Those of us in the field know that the Tikva Fund has long committed itself to “law,” “Jewish … Continue reading

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Questions About Money & Princeton University Press (Tikvah Fund)

Does it matter if a book on or of Jewish thought or culture is published at the Library of Jewish Ideas “co-sponsored” by the neo-conservative Tikvah Fund? It’s very clear from the webpage, which you can read here,  that the … Continue reading

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$160,000,000 Later (The Tikvah Fund & Academic Austerity)

I’ve been wanting to post this for a while and figure now is about the time because what’s done is done, and I want to get in a last word. It been a while since I’ve had occasion to think … Continue reading

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Tikvah Fund (Israel) (Right Wing $$ & Jewish Thought)

החוג למחשבת ישראל, בחסות תומכי נתניהו More bad news about our friends at the neoconservative Tikvah Fund running roughshod over Jewish Studies, this time in  Israel as reported in Haaretz. The bottom line. The Hebrew University is broke and can’t … Continue reading

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Special Pleading for the Tivkah Fund (Unfalsifiable)

A friend posted on FB an article in the Jerusalem Post  about a post-baccalaureate program organized by the Tikvah Fund, and it’s nice to see that people are finally ceding that this is, in fact a right wing organization with … Continue reading

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Authority of Authority (Talya Fishman & Haym Soloveitchik) (The Jewish Review of Books, the Tivkah Fund, and Conservative Jewish Thought)

About a year ago, I penned online at Zeek Magazine a vicious attack on the Tikvah Fund and the Jewish Review of Books, which is funded by the Fund. In it, I attempted to expose the Tikvah Fund as a … Continue reading

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Rethinking Jewish Messianism

What is one to conclude about Jewish messianism on the basis of Rethinking the Messianic Idea in Judaism? An edited volume, the chapters are based on the proceedings from a working group run out of the Tikvah Fund over a … Continue reading

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