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Protocols of the Elders of Fresno

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This is a follow-up to what was published here on June 21, Anti-Israel Conspiracy Theories at Fresno State, courtesy of Steven Lubet, a professor of law at the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, and an active member of The Third Narrative community.   He has reported for us and in The Forward on the situation at Fresno […]

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Zionist Litmus Test on Jews at Left March

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A new discussion topic for The Third Narrative online community is the following incident reported upon in Tablet magazine by James Kirchik: Last weekend, organizers of Chicago’s Dyke March asked three participants carrying Jewish LGBT pride flags—a Star of David embossed over the traditional rainbow—to leave. “It was a flag from my congregation which celebrates my […]

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A Non-disruptive Form of Protest

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This is from Daniel Mandell, a professor of history and Hillel faculty advisor at Truman State University (Kirksville, Missouri), who has written books on Native Americans in New England, circa 1600-1900, and serves on the Missouri board of advisors for the Anti-Defamation League: I believe that the best response to the dangers posed by a […]

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Philip Mendes: ‘Greater Israel Paradigm’ Returns

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This was originally posted online as “Back to the Future: the Disturbing return of the Greater Israel paradigm” by its author, Philip Mendes.  An Australian colleague of The Third Narrative, Associate Professor Mendes is director of the Social Inclusion and Social Policy Research Unit in the Department of Social Work at Monash University near Melbourne. […]

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Colleagues Critique Proposed US Law on Antisemitism

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Two of our Third Narrative colleagues, Kenneth Stern and Steven Lubet, have written thoughtfully on this matter, acknowledging both the expression of antisemitism on university campuses and the danger of shutting down free speech regarding Israel and its conflict with the Palestinians.   Ken Stern, executive director of the Justus & Karin Rosenberg Foundation, is […]

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Lessons for Leftists on Anti-Semitism

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First, we should acknowledge Daniel Sieradski, a Jewish leftwing online activist, for blowing the whistle on a public forum at a reputedly progressive space, featuring an anti-Semitic conspiracy theorist.  Sieradski’s post at Jewschool has inspired the attention of progressives and Jews, including participants in The Third Narrative.  David Schraub, a lecturer in law at the […]

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Israeli Filmmaker Victim of BDS at Syracuse U?

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A media storm has erupted over whether an Israeli filmmaker was a victim of the anti-Israel boycott movement — whether he was invited and then disinvited (the latter for political reasons) to screen his film at a conference to be hosted at Syracuse University.  What follows is part of an article written for the school’s […]

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