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Want To End Israeli Occupation — Without BDS? This New Guide Tells You How.

By Mira Sucharov

Israel supporters who are deeply troubled by occupation are often in a bind. If the non-violent tool of BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions) against Israel is considered treyf by most of the Jewish community, and if many Israel supporters themselves are loath to invoke a blanket boycott on the country, then what can they do? […]

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UK Jewish Leader Urges Israel to Change Course

By Ameinu Office

Sir Mick Davis is a lay leader of Britain’s Jewish community, described for his article in the online magazine Tablet, “How Israel Is Feeding BDS,” as “chairman of the Jewish Leadership Council in the United Kingdom and Founding Partner of X2 Resources LLP.” A business executive who grew up in South Africa (where he graduated […]

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Progressive Academic Teach-In Invitation

By Scholars for Israel and Palestine
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We Must Tackle Extremist Ideas on Multiple Fronts

By Hussein Ibish

An increasing number of prominent political and religious leaders have been calling for the development of new Arab narratives to counteract the growth of violent extremism. It’s almost a new consensus, but there is little sign of any real movement. Calling for the development of new discourses is, in effect, just talking about talking. So, […]

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Progressive Academics Condemn Discriminatory Declaration at Durban (South Africa) University

By Alliance for Academic Freedom

Violation of Progressive Values and the Legacy of the Struggle Against Apartheid New York, NY – February 20, 2015 CONTACT: Professor Cary Nelson 217-356-0649 217-390-7901 or Gideon Aronoff 212 366-1194 (After hours 347-583-7277) The Alliance for Academic Freedom (AAF) condemns without qualification the call by the Students Representative Council (SRC) at the Durban […]

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Islamism and the Left

By Michael Walzer

In the three and a half decades since the Iranian revolution, I have been watching my friends and neighbors (and distant neighbors) on the left struggling to understand—or avoid understanding—the revival of religion in what is now called a “post-secular” age. Long ago, we looked forward to “the disenchantment of the world”—we believed that the […]

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Progressive Scholars Promote Academic Freedom at Historians’ Meeting

By Alliance for Academic Freedom

The Alliance for Academic Freedom shared following document to oppose two Israel-related resolutions that were discussed at the American Historical Association business meeting on January 4, 2015. Oppose Resolution on Academic Freedom of US Citizens Visiting Israel & Palestine and Resolution on Protecting the Right to Education in Palestine-Israel We urge the AHA’s business meeting […]

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