To Avoid Anti-Semitism Scandals, Universities Should Avoid Hiring Professors Whose Work Is Contaminated by the Hatred of Jews

On Tuesday, a group of Jewish students met with administrators at England’s University of Bristol to express their concerns over the anti-Semitic rantings of Professor David Miller, whose complaints at a recent online event targeted even the campus Jewish Society. But this is not a case of a professor who suddenly revealed his true colors in some offhand comments, or a scholar who happens to hold radical political views, notes Dave Rich. Rather, Miller’s hatred for Jews and the Jewish state is baked into his research:

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By Restoring Funding to UNRWA, the U.S. Is Ensuring That the Israel-Palestinian Conflict Continues

Last week, the White House announced its plan to resume funding of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA)—which had ceased in 2018—to the tune of $150 million per year. UNRWA, unlike the UN organization that cares for refugees from every other conflict the world over, does not seek to resettle its charges or to integrate them into the countries where they live, but instead keeps them and their descendants refugees in perpetuity. While the administration justified its decision as “a means to advance a negotiated two-state solution,” Einat Wilf argues that it will do nothing of the sort:

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More about: Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Two-State Solution, U.S. Foreign policy, UNRWA