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  • Rashid Khalidi and Judith Butler object to boycotting the boycotters

    March 7, 2014 | 9:33 am

    Judith Butler and Rashid Khalidi are circulating a letter objecting to retaliation against those who support boycotts of Israel.

    Both Butler and Khalidi recently had events canceled at Jewish institutions after critics raised objections to their views on Israel. Butler, a...

  • September 10, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    September 10, 2012 | 1:24 am

    In-depth

    The Priorities of the Jewish Voter

    When going to the polls in November, American Jews should consider the principle of pikuah nefesh (saving a life) above tikkun olam, writes Dovid Efune in Algemeiner.

    Living as we are today in perilous times, surely a candidate’s...

  • Frankfurt ripped for honoring scholar who backs Israel boycott

    September 6, 2012 | 11:54 am

    Protests are mounting against plans by the city of Frankfurt to honor Jewish-American scholar Judith Butler, a staunch critic of Israel.

    The Central Council of Jews in Germany and the political activist group Scholars for Peace in the Middle East are among groups that have...