Lacking a mob to shut down at Israeli speaker at Harvard Law, Husam El-Qoulaq dazzled the world with his ingenious repartee by asking her why she was “so smelly.”
The phrase “anti-Semitic forms of anti-Zionism” accurately describes concrete reality that cannot be ignored away or shouted down
Is the Authentic Left big enough or tough enough to overcome their Regressive Left rivals? The jury is out.
Why does the behavior of the Regressive Left seem so familiar to those of us who battle BDS?
The creativity and humor of Columbia students’ surprise campaign meant talk would be about Pinocchio and not “Apartheid Walls.”
This year’s Israel Apartheid Week got me thinking about one of many projects I started putting together a few years back, but never completed.
It continues to be an open question whether stupid people gravitate towards joining the BDS “movement” vs. participating in BDS itself lowering one’s iQ. One of the things that makes this a tough call is that participating in BDS and associated propaganda activity requires you to believe so many demonstrably false things (Jenin, Jenin, anyone), […]
With little time to blog as this year comes to an end, it’s tempting to do a run-down of some of the good news that’s come our way (like the recent reversal of that outrageous vote within the graduate student union in California to join the BDS “movement”) as well as ominous tidings (such as […]
This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Culture WarsThere are several ways to approach today’s problems of campus unrest. The first is to treat them not as a challenge to the current moral order, but rather as a “moral panic” that will eventually burn itself out. That phrase, used a couple of […]
This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Culture WarsThe concept of a “Culture of Victimhood” will be familiar to most people who have observed or participated in debates over behaviors seen on college campuses (and elsewhere) over the last several decades. The notion of establishing victimhood as a means of social control […]
This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Culture WarsAmong those covering or participating in the fight against BDS and similar propaganda campaigns on college campuses, I’ve always been one of the least enthusiastic for the tactic of turning to college administrators to solve the problems supporters of Israel (and Jews in general) face […]
As the “Knifing Intifada” preludes yet another round of Palestinian violence that will once again be blamed on the victims, it might seem an odd time for a fiction review (the first on this site, I believe – unless you count coverage of the Hampshire divestment hoax). But Howard Jacobson’s 2014 Novel J (or J […]