Tag: Academic freedom

We Find Ourselves in a New Kind of Egypt – How do we Leave it?

https://isgap.org/flashpoint/we-find-ourselves-in-a-new-kind-of-egypt-how-do-we-leave-it/

The Jews and Israel are surrounded by verbal, written and violently genocidal enemies. Who is our Moses, our Aaron, our Miriam?  Who has God appointed to lead us to safety?   We find ourselves in a new kind of Egypt—one in which the Jews and Israel are surrounded and inundated 24/7 by thousands of accusations, […]

Campus Antisemitism and Pseudo-Intellectual Complicity

https://isgap.org/flashpoint/unsafe-and-on-the-sidelines-the-alarming-rise-of-antisemitism-on-university-campuses/

In recent decades, academics promoting pseudo intellectual studies have sought to advance the notion that antisemitism in the contemporary context, and specifically on college and university campuses, is a mere illusion, created by a group of alarmists,”[1] attempting to exaggerate the severity of threats against the Jewish community. Recently, this phenomenon received attention when the […]

Lawrence Summers at Columbia: Academic Freedom and Antisemitism

https://isgap.org/post/2015/03/lawrence-summers-at-columbia-academic-freedom-and-antisemitism/

On January 29, 2015, Lawrence H. Summers delivered a major address on academic freedom and antisemitism at the inauguration of Columbia Law School’s Center for Law and Liberty. In his speech, he said, “Academic freedom is essential if universities are to succeed in their missions of creating and disseminating knowledge.”

Tammi Rossman-Benjamin, “Combating Anti-Israel Bias and Antisemitic Rhetoric in Federally-Funded Middle East Studies Programs: A Case Study”

https://isgap.org/media/2014/11/tammi-rossman-benjamin-combating-anti-israel-bias-and-antisemitic-rhetoric-in-federally-funded-middle-east-studies-programs-a-case-study/

November 3rd Tammi Rossman-Benjamin, The University of California Santa Cruz “Combating Anti-Israel Bias and Antisemitic Rhetoric in Federally-Funded Middle East Studies Programs: A Case Study” Location: McGill University, Leacock Building, Room 738

Dr. David Hirsh – “Fraser v UCU: Tribunal Finds No Antisemitism, Only Jews Trying to Silence Criticism of Israel”

https://isgap.org/media/2014/04/dr-david-hirsh-fraser-v-ucu-tribunal-finds-no-antisemitism-only-jews-trying-to-silence-criticism-of-israel/

Title: “Fraser v UCU: Tribunal Finds No Antisemitism, Only Jews Trying to Silence Criticism of Israel” Speaker: Dr. David Hirsh, Goldsmiths College, University of London? Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2014 Location: Theatre Room, Harvard Faculty Club, as part of the ISGAP seminar series “Antisemitism in Comparative Perspective”

Dr. Charles Asher Small – “The Threat of Contemporary Global Antisemitism: A Response to the Demonization and Incitement Against the Jewish People and Israel within the Academy”

https://isgap.org/media/2014/04/dr-charles-asher-small-the-threat-of-contemporary-global-antisemitism-a-response-to-the-demonization-and-incitement-against-the-jewish-people-and-israel-within-the-academy/

Forum Title: “After Genocide: What is the role of researchers – Kigali International Forum on Genocide” Speakers: Charles Asher Small, Director of ISGAP and Koret Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University Professor Bea Rangira Gallimore, University of Missouri and Author Tom Ndahiro, Genocide Scholar Professor Gregory H. Stanton, George Mason University Date: April 4, 2013 Location: […]

Dahn Hiuni – “The New RDS Movement (Retractions and Disavowals in Scholarship): One Academic’s Symbolic Pushback Against the BDS Movement”

https://isgap.org/media/2014/03/dahn-hiuni-the-new-rds-movement-retractions-and-disavowals-in-scholarship-one-academics-symbolic-pushback-against-the-bds-movement/

Title: “The New RDS Movement (Retractions and Disavowals in Scholarship): One Academic’s Symbolic Pushback Against the BDS Movement” Speaker: Dahn Hiuni, Artist, Playwright, Independent Scholar Date: Monday, March 24, 2014 Location: ISGAP Center, as part of the ISGAP seminar series “Antisemitism in Comparative Perspective”

Tribunal in the Fraser case finds no antisemitism in UCU – a preliminary response from David Hirsh

https://isgap.org/post/2013/04/tribunal-in-the-fraser-case-finds-no-antisemitism-in-ucu-a-preliminary-response-from-david-hirsh/

“When someone is honestly 55% right, that’s very good and there’s no use wrangling. And if someone is 60% right, it’s wonderful, it’s great luck, and let him thank God. But what’s to be said about 75% right? Wise people say this is suspicious. Well, and what about 100% right? Whoever say he’s 100% right […]