In my latest article, published in Dissent Magazine, I discuss the massive protest movement that has grown in Israel to stop the Netanyahu government’s attempted judicial coup, and what it should do to really ‘save’ Israeli democracy: “Can Israel Be a Democracy for All?” https://www.dissentmagazine.org/online_articles/can-israel-be-a-democracy-for-all
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In the latest issue of the Palestine-Israel journal, I discuss Amnesty International’s recent report charging Israel with the crime of apartheid: “Israel, Amnesty and the Apartheid Accusation: A Wake-Up Call,” Palestine-Israel Journal 27, nos. 1 & 2 (Summer 2022).
Antisemitism has returned as a major issue across the Western world. But while concern about antisemitism is growing, agreement on what constitutes antisemitism is shrinking. Nowadays, charges of antisemitism are hotly disputed, often accompanied by accusations of bad faith, particularly when they concern criticisms of Israel or anti-Zionism. In this article, co-authored with Adam Hosein […]
My conversation with Professor Derek Penslar, the William Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History at Harvard University, about the changing relationship between Diaspora Jews and Israel. This conversation was hosted by Holy Blossom Temple, in York, Canada, on November 12, 2021. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2n7LSwy9Y3Q
I reviewed three new books on Israel for The New York Times Book Review: “Can We Talk about Israel? A Guide for the Curious, Confused, and Conflicted” by Daniel Sokatch, “Haifa Republic: A Democratic Future for Israel” by Omri Boehm, and “Twelve Tribes: Promise and Peril in the New Israel” by Ethan Michaeli.
I recently took part in a lively conversation about the IHRA definition of antisemitism and the Jerusalem Declaration on Antisemitism for the Australian publication Plus 61 J. Here’s the video of our discussion: https://youtu.be/Bl7Y_CRCweM
My latest article, co-authored with David Schraub and Adam Hosein, has just been published in the journal Ethnic and Racial Studies: Arguing about antisemitism: why we disagree about antisemitism, and what we can do about it.