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  • Cold shoulders won’t improve education

    January 21, 2016 | 11:26 am

    Despite the significant growth in size and stature of Israeli universities, and their strong commitment to social justice and the betterment of humankind, some voices in academia persist in trying to isolate Israel’s educational and research institutions through an aggressive...

  • The L.A. Times lets Saree Makdisi incriminate himself, again

    June 1, 2015 | 1:28 pm

    The Los Angeles Times has done it again, handing U.C.L.A. Prof. Saree Makdisi space on its commentary pages for another virtually fact-free, anti-Israel column. The third this year (and at least tenth in The Times since 2004), Makdisi’s “Wrongfully treating academic debates as...

  • Saree Makdisi Dumbs Down Apartheid

    By Rob Eshman

    June 13, 2010 | 9:05 am

    The rule of thumb for opinion pieces in The Jewish Journal is that writers are entitled to their own opinions, but not to their own facts.  That standard doesn’t seem to be in place over at The Los Angeles Times.  In today’s Times opinion section, UCLA Professor Saree Makdisi mounts...