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Do Gentile Progressives Not Understand That “Free Palestine From the River to the Sea” Means No Israel?

Gentile and Jewish anti-Zionists, about the specious claim that “From the River to the Sea” does not actually mean the elimination of Israel, can we at least have an honest disagreement? A quick Google image search here for “from the … Continue reading

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Design Politics of Racism in Israel (2018)

There is the racist content and the fascist friend/enemy crouch. There is evidence as to the way that religion, in this case, the religion of Judaism and the fear of Islam, is used to manipulate the political discourse in Israel, … Continue reading

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Lara Alqasem & Study Abroad in Israel

The story about Lara Alqasem, about which you can read here, is a far more serious threat to academic study abroad programs in Israel than this or that professor or TA refusing to write letters of recommendation to students interested … Continue reading

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American Association of University Professors Statement Against BDS (University of Michigan)

For those following the recent controversy at the University of Michigan surrounding the case of a professor who agreed to write and then declined, on narrow political grounds, to write a letter of recommendation for an undergraduate upon learning that … Continue reading

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Placing Memory (Gal Cohen & Zac Hacmon)

Some photos of paintings by Gal Cohen and sculpture by Zac Hacmon from their recent and thoughtful two-person show downtown on the Lower East, Placing Memory. With Hadera, Israel as their critical touchstone, the paintings explore the evisceration of the … Continue reading

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(Then When) If Not Now (Response To Professor Miriam Elman)

A dire threat to the Jewish community? If Not Now (INN) is a Jewish protest movement that has put its critical focus on opposition to “the occupation.” They have recently gotten a lot of critical blowback from inside the organized … Continue reading

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(Gaza) March of Return & The Status Quo Ante

It would be a mistake not to see the multiple ways in which all the actors involved in the March of Return are acting rationally, on both sides of the border. Looked at from two sides, this is a harsh, … Continue reading

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