The Boston Globe published a groundbreaking editorial in support of Stephen Hawking’s decision to boycott the Israeli President’s Conference. I analyze its meaning and potential impact at Lobelog.
Posts Tagged ‘BDS’
Posted in BDS, tagged Achille Lauro, apartheid, BDS, Benjamin Netanyahu, Cambridge University, Carlo Strenger, Hamas, Hezbollah, Israel, Jewish, Jimmy Carter, Noam Sheizaf, Palestinians, Ronald Reagan, Shimon Peres, South Africa, Stephen Hawking, Syria on May 10, 2013 | Leave a Comment »
Posted in Free speech, Jewish Community, tagged Anti-Semitism, BDS, Great Neck, Islamophobia, Israel, Jewish Daily Forward, Jews, Judith Butler, Muslims, New York, Omar Barghouti, Palestine, Pamela Geller, Racism on April 12, 2013 | Leave a Comment »
The Forward asked me to write a piece for them along the lines of the piece on Pam Geller and BDS which appeared in Souciant today. The two articles have both similarities and differences, so you should check out both. Can’t say I’m keen on the title, but it does reflect what I wrote.
Posted in Anti-Semitism, Jewish Community, tagged Anti-Semitism, BDS, Great Neck, Islamophobia, Israel, Jewish Daily Forward, Jews, Judith Butler, LGBT, Muslims, New York, Omar Barghouti, Palestine, Pamela Geller, Racism, Sarah Schulman on April 12, 2013 | Leave a Comment »
Free speech is now a key battleground in the Israel-Palestine conflict. And, as with virtually all battlegrounds in this conflict, the debate is completely divorced from reason. The comparison of pro-BDS speakers to a hatemongering racist like Pamela Geller is absurd and offensive, and what one thinks of BDS as a tactic and a movement has no bearing on that obvious truth. I explore this at Souciant this week.