Ari Y. Kelman
By Ari Y. Kelman
Open Letter | Brandeis University Press is silencing debate
Read a response to this letter from Brandeis University Press here. We are a group of scholars whose research is connected to American Jewish history and experience. All of us have read the preface that Professor Marc Dollinger submitted to Brandeis University Press this fall. We hold a variety of perspectives about its claims and…
Jewish Students Just Want You To Stop Talking About Israel
If you’re a sentient American Jew, you’ve heard the claim that college campus is a warzone. It’s beyond a well-rehearsed truism at this point. It’s become reigning orthodoxy to view Jewish college students as beset by anti-Semitic harassment in liberal, Israel-hating college campuses, which are themselves seen as volatile surrogate battlefields to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict….
Getting Jewish Students Out of Comfort Zone Isn’t ‘Anti-Semitic’
You can learn a lot from students if you stop telling them what you think they ought to know, and let them tell you what they know already. Jeff Salkin’s recent op-ed, however, encourages a kind of Jewish education that would fill students with “the Jewish narrative” (as if there’s only one) that they could…
‘Whose religious freedom?’: Scenes from a Jewish rally for abortion rights
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The Buffalo shooter blamed his problems on the Jews. Tucker Carlson’s response will only make things worse
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