Whose Academic Freedom Are We Talking About?

On January 14, 2014, in Articles, by admin

Whose Academic Freedom Are We Talking About? by Lawrence Davidson Part I – An Inevitable Controversy The controversy that broke out over the American Studies Association’s December 2013 vote to adopt an academic boycott of Israel was inevitable. The ASA’s academic boycott is a just a part of a much larger effort – the boycott, […]

Murky Anti-Semitism (Zionist Style) – An Analysis

On August 26, 2011, in Articles, by admin

Murky Anti-Semitism (Zionist Style) – An Analysis by Lawrence Davidson     Part I – Stretching the Definition of Anti-Semitism Can criticism of Israel, particularly a) criticism of Israel’s treatment of the Palestinian people and b) criticism of the state ideology of Zionism that justifies that treatment, be labeled anti-Semitic? This is not a hypothetical query. […]