An essay sheds little light on circumstances in Israel, and much on the consensus in academia.
In Daniel Boyarin’s view, for Jews to keep others safe is the ethical thing, whereas for Jews to keep themselves safe is the “racist” thing.
And students are persecuted for complaining.
Sami al-Arian’s return to respectability.
A university can fire a professor for heresy, but can’t refuse to hire someone who spent his life libeling Israel.
The university has apologized for its sins, but has it forsaken them?
Replacing academic freedom with cowardice.
A critic of the field reflects on the criticisms leveled in 1979.
How morally bankrupt activism displaced scholarship.
Fear of being “Jewishly focused.”
Talmudic medicine and bad research.
The fault line dividing the old oppressive order from the new progressive one ran decisively through Palestine.
A great engine of Jewish advancement has become an incubator of hatred.