Are they in your universe…city ?. Most probably, yes
Once again, Israel advocacy groups were out on Monday to demand that the Regents brand criticism of Israel as anti-Semitic and “intolerant” – in the latest of many attempts to shut down one side of an important debate. The controversy is not about “intolerance.” This is a canard. Some campus members want to engage in critical discussion about Israeli policy, and others want to suppress it. As documented in our report – The Palestine Exception to Free Speech – Palestine Legal responded to nearly 300 incidents of suppression in 2014-15, over a third of which took place in California. We were struck by the repeated resort to false accusations of anti-Semitism in response to speech critical of Israeli policy.
The regents themselves have blurred the lines between speech critical of Israel and anti-Semitism. At the September meeting, Regent Blum…
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