Monthly Archives: August 2013

The new anti-Semitism, and the campaign to silence American critics of Israel

by Jeff Warner and Dick Platkin – 26 Aug 2013, Mondoweiss http://mondoweiss.net/2013/08/the-new-anti-semitism-and-the-campaign-to-silence-american-critics-of-israel.html Despite many assaults, past and present, the First Amendment of the United States constitution broadly guarantees freedom of speech. But it is threatened by a slanderous campaign to … Continue reading

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Questions about the Alice Walker case

by Barbara Harvey – 18 August 2013, Mondoweiss http://mondoweiss.net/2013/08/questions-about-the-alice-walker-case.html Barbara Harvey wrote the following summary of the University of Michigan controversy to the Jewish Voice for Peace-Detroit Coordinating Committee and allowed us to publish it. –Ed. In a nutshell, the … Continue reading

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Alice Walker disinvited from University of Michigan over “Israel comments”

by Ali Abunimah – 15 Aug 2013, Electronic Intifada http://electronicintifada.net/blogs/ali-abunimah/alice-walker-disinvited-university-michigan-over-israel-comments World-renowned American author Alice Walker has been disinvited from giving a speech at the University of Michigan because a donor objects to her views on Israel, the agent negotiating the … Continue reading

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“Jewish narratives” panel in Prague turned into angry argument over Israel and Palestine

by Phil Weiss – 15 Aug 2013, Mondoweiss http://mondoweiss.net/2013/08/jewish-narratives-panel-in-prague-turned-into-angry-argument-over-israel-and-palestine.html Two months back at an international conference on cinema in Prague, Terri Ginsberg, an anti-Zionist whose work has often appeared on our site, presented a paper on a pro-Palestinian documentary made … Continue reading

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