This week: Mari Cohen explores how pro-Israel interest groups pressured financial firm Morningstar Inc., which rates investments on social responsibility, into blunting assessments of companies operating in the occupied territories.
From the newsletter, Alex Kane reports on the Office of Civil Rights’s non-decision on the IHRA and campus antisemitism. And Joseph Leone examines the climate for Palestine activism at the Harvard Kennedy School in light of Human Rights Watch Chief Ken Roth’s fellowship scandal.
In the latest installment of On The Nose, Rebecca Pierce and Jewish Currents editors review The Fabelmans and Armageddon Time, Oscar contenders that wrestle with the drama of 20th-century American Jewish family life.
Rebecca Pierce joins Jewish Currents editors to discuss the visions of 20th-century American Jewish family life in Oscar contenders The Fabelmans and Armageddon Time.