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A Non-disruptive Form of Protest

By TTN Blog

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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The Politics of Antisemitic Flyers at UIC

By Robert Jennings

In the days leading up to March 16, 2017, a series of antisemitic flyers were posted at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). Internal discussion on the TTN listserv –and the differences in perception between those who are actually at UIC and those who are not — illustrate the necessity of including progressive Zionists […]

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Progressive Student at Brown U. on Antisemitism

By Ameinu Office

The following are snippets from an op-ed by Benjamin Gladstone, “Anti-Semitism at My University, Hidden in Plain Sight,” (published in the NY Times, Oct. 1, 2016, and inexplicably not posted earlier): Providence, R.I. — Last semester, a group came to Providence to speak against admitting Syrian refugees to this country. As the president of the […]

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Colleagues Critique Proposed US Law on Antisemitism

By TTN Blog

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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Colleagues’ Washington Post Op-ed for Free Speech on Campus

By TTN

Two TTN colleagues active in the Alliance for Academic Freedom, Professors Cary Nelson (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) and David Greenberg (Rutgers), have published an opinion piece entitled “Students are shouting down pro-Israel speakers — and silencing free speech,” in the Washington Post.  They argue that although past disruptions of on-campus speakers from Israel or deemed […]

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Liberal Zionist Education Can Counter BDS & Student Apathy

By Ameinu Office

The following article, “Answer on Campus: Liberal Zionist Education,” was originally published in the Atlanta Jewish Times: In “Offense Not Defense” (Oct. 6), the Center for Israel Education’s Rich Walter thoughtfully explores the role of memory in Jewish tradition and challenges the way the community develops programs as aggressive and defensive forms of Israel advocacy […]

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AAF on McCarthyism of ‘Canary Mission’

By Alliance for Academic Freedom

The executive committee of the Alliance for Academic Freedom has published an exposé, in Tablet, of “the fear-mongering, McCarthyesque agenda of Canary Mission, a misguided organization that ‘documents the people and groups that are promoting hatred of the USA, Israel and Jews on college campuses in North America’.”  This statement was collectively authored by David Greenberg, Rebecca […]

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