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Discrediting academia in solidarity with Jasbir Puar’s demonization of Israel

Discrediting academia in solidarity with Jasbir Puar’s demonization of Israel

By Petra Marquardt-Bigman Supporters of the BDS campaign that singles out Israel for boycott, divestment and sanctions have been circulating a letter addressing the “Controversy concerning Jasbir Puar’s Talk at Vassar.” The letter responds to  a recent  Wall Street Journal (WSJ) op-ed  entitled “Majoring in Anti-Semitism at Vassar” by Mark G. Yudof and Ken Waltzer; it denounces the op-ed by the two respected academics as “ugly” and rejects the “heinous and misinformed attacks [that] are the direct ...

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