Antisemitic incidents within academia will keep occurring as long as the ideology that enables them, Critical Social Justice theory, goes unchecked.
David Bernstein, president of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs, explains that his group will engage Trump not in violation of Jewish values, but in service of them.
The establishment is not only embracing more diversity, David Bernstein writes. It is diverse.
If you want to understand why the BDS movement has gained so much ground in the past two years, look no further than intersectionality, the study of related systems of oppression.
Nearly 100 years ago, Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis famously coined the phrase “sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants” in praise of transparency and honesty in public policy. Not long after, Jewish communal organizations (within which Brandeis was an active supporter of the Zionist cause) appropriated the phrase for their own purposes, suggesting that exposing anti-Semitism was the best way to eradicate it from the public domain.
A few years ago I met with an Episcopal bishop to discuss his church?s stance on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Mainline Protestant denominations at the time were flirting with selective divestment from companies doing business with Israel.