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Israel’s Greatest Victory: 1967 and the End of the Zionist Project (Menachem Lorberbaum at Syracuse University) (March 28)

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(With and Against Israel) I Stand With and Against BDS

With BDS and the others with whom I count myself, I am not going to support the state, any state, including Israel, forbidding entry to people on the basis of ideological and political litmus tests. With BDS and others, I … Continue reading

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Israel Travel Ban (Jewish Studies Letter of Protest)

Jewish Studies colleagues can consider signing this statement,  which you can find here, in opposition to the Israel travel plan barring supporters of BDS and settlement boycotts from entering the country. To the best of my knowledge, the Jewish Studies professoriate … Continue reading

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One State And Democratic in Palestine & Israel (Interview with Ahmad Tibi)

This fascinating interview which you can read here with MK Ahmad Tibi by Carolina Landsman here at Ha’aretz follows the political logic at this precise moment when the ultra-righwing settler government under the leadership of Prime Minister Netanyahu is finally … Continue reading

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(Every People Under Heaven) Jerusalem (At The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

The blockbuster exhibition Jerusalem 1000-1400: Every People Under Heaven at the Met has long since come and gone, so my weigh-in here comes a lot more than a little late. But I wanted to gather my thoughts about what it … Continue reading

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(Dead People Cannot Move) Hebron Shooting

I’ve put in italics the strangest part of the strangest part of the Judges’ conclusion regarding the manslaughter conviction delivered without a reasonable doubt by a Tel Aviv military court in the trial of Sergeant Elor Azaria. It has to do … Continue reading

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(Mystical Politics) No Lines (Israel, Jerusalem, Settlements)

Unerringly consistent, Prime Minister Netanyahu, in his response to the UN Security Council resolution, changed the subject from settlements, about which there is no consensus in Israel or in the Jewish world, to Jerusalem, about which there is. That is … Continue reading

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