How a Christian from New Orleans Became a Pro-Israel Activist

Dec. 17 2018

In a wide-ranging discussion, Chloé Valdary talks about growing up in Louisiana in a devout Christian family that observed the Hebrew Bible’s prescriptions, the ways in which intersectionality encourages hatred for Jews and the Jewish state, anti-Semitism in the contemporary left, and the right way to advocate the case for Israel on college campuses. (Interview by David Rubin. Audio, 69 minutes.)

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More about: Christian Zionism, Israel & Zionism, Israel on campus, Political correctness, Religion & Holidays

 

The American Association of University Professors Celebrates Anti-Semitism

Last week, the American Association of University Professors (AAUP), an influential academic organization, announced that Rabab Ibrahim Abdulhadi of San Francisco State University would receive one of its annual awards, citing her “courage, persistence, political foresight, and concern for human rights . . . in her scholarship, teaching, [and] public advocacy” as well as her efforts to “advance the agenda for social change in Palestine, the United States, and internationally.” Those efforts, notes Jonathan Marks, include supporting the exclusion of the Jewish campus group Hillel from a university-wide event, and lambasting the school’s president for apologizing for that exclusion:

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More about: Academia, Anti-Semitism, Israel on campus