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Support for Israel Doesn’t Excuse Antisemitism

By TTN

David Schraub, a colleague in The Third Narrative activist community, lectures at the University of California – Berkeley School of Law.  The following is excerpted from his latest article in Tablet, “THERE IS NO POSITION ON ISRAEL THAT ABSOLVES OR EXCUSES YOUR ANTI-SEMITISM“: Donald Trump ran as the alt-right’s candidate of choice. He began his […]

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On Countering White Supremacists

By Kenneth Stern

My article, “HOW TO COUNTER WHITE SUPREMACISTS ENERGIZED BY TRUMP,” was published in the LA Jewish Journal, August 17, 2017: The smartest graffito I ever saw proclaimed “If I didn’t believe it with my own mind, I never would have seen it.” The converse works too: deep beliefs blind people to the obvious. Maybe that […]

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Protocols of the Elders of Fresno

By TTN Blog

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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Israeli Entry Ban Violates Academic Freedom

By Alliance for Academic Freedom

(April 3, 2017) — Free societies must give as wide latitude as possible to the speech both of their citizens and their foreign visitors. Some countries punish hateful speech or historical denial that functions as hateful speech; others restrict only speech embodying a call to violence or causing imminent danger of mass panic risking bodily […]

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Alliance for Academic Freedom Responds to Trump Executive Order

By Alliance for Academic Freedom

Suggests American Academic Associations Move Meetings Abroad so Foreign Scholars Can Attend For More Information Contact: Cary Nelson, 217-356-0649; Kenneth Stern, kenneth.s.stern@gmail.com (January 31, 2017) — The Alliance for Academic Freedom deplores President Trump’s executive order on immigration. As academics we are deeply concerned that it will keep scholars and students from seven Muslim-majority countries […]

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David Hirsh on Distinguishing Criticism from Antisemitism

By Ameinu Office

This piece, by a British friend, David Hirsh, was first published on the Jewish News website, May 6, 2016, under the title “Opposing settlements is constructive criticism, not anti-Semitism”: I spoke at an event last night, a debate on whether the 2 state solution is ‘dead’, with Melanie Phillips and others. The Jewish News website has published a […]

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Lessons for Leftists on Anti-Semitism

By TTN Blog

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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