Category: US National Politics

Another Terrorist Icon

This is a reflection on the Colleyville, Texas synagogue hostage-taking incident from our colleague Prof. Steven Lubet of Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law.  Beneath it

Heritage Foundation Wrong about DEI

Our TTN colleague, Prof. Steven Lubet of Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, has just published “What the Heritage Foundation Gets Wrong about DEI and

Settlements-only Boycott is NOT BDS

Ameinu joined with six other pro-Israel organizations in writing a letter to over 30 U.S. state governors calling on them not to take legal action

Battle Over Ethnic Studies in California Schools

The following consists mostly of excerpts from the Haaretz article, “How California’s Jewish Community Won the Battle Over a New Ethnic Studies Program,” which prominently features

Competing Panels on Antisemitism

Our TTN colleague, Karla Goldman, is the Sol Drachler Professor of Social Work and Professor of Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan where she

Ossoff, Warnock, Biden Re Israel

Although The Third Narrative is nonpartisan, we examine the impact of politics (whether in the US, Israel or academia) on Israel and the Jewish community. 

AOC, Say it ain’t so!

Superstar leftwing Member of Congress, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, backed out of speaking at an online memorial for Prime Minister Yizhak Rabin, sponsored by Americans for Peace

Is ‘Philo-Semitism’ Good for the Jews?

An Iraq War veteran (of mixed Ashkenazi and Iraqi Jewish ancestry) and two-time failed Republican candidate for public office, Elan Carr, was appointed in Feb. 2019

NYC Mayor Antisemitic? Think Again

Not surprisingly, publications and writers with different political leanings have handled this issue differently.  Conservative journalist John Podhoretz, writing in the NY Post, has gone

Why Sanders & Warren Boycott AIPAC

Over 25 years ago, Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin complained about the anemic support of AIPAC (the American Israel Public Affairs Committee) for his government’s efforts