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Judith Butler Parting Ways – A Jewish Philosophy Symposium

This symposium on Parting Ways is just out in the print version of the journal Political Theology. It includes contributions by Sarah Hammerschlag, Larisa Reznik, Martin Kavka, Vincent Lloyd, and myself with a response by the author, Judith Butler. There … Continue reading

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Judith Butler Liberal Zionist (Parting Ways at the AAR)

“Judith Butler is a liberal Zionist.” Only a little tongue in cheek, I’ll make this claim on the basis of her remarks at a panel at the American Academy of Religion conference (2013). Organized by Ellen Armour and sponsored by … Continue reading

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On Judith Butler & BDS (After Brooklyn College)

After all the brooha at Brooklyn about BoycottDivestmentSanctions, The Nation published Judith Butler’s address. It’s a cool, reasoned contribution, presenting BDS in a better possible light than the one which “the movement” sometimes casts itself –the boycott of individual persons, the … Continue reading

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