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Weekly Roundup - 05/27/24

This week: Contributing writer Raphael Magarik speaks to scholar Maya Wind about the complicity of the Israeli academy in Palestinian subjugation.

After Curb Your Enthusiasm ended its 24-year run, managing editor Nathan Goldman, executive editor Nora Caplan-Bricker, contributing editor Ari M. Brostoff, and contributing writer Rebecca Pierce discuss the sitcom’s depiction of Jewishness and Larry David’s comedic legacy in the latest episode of On the Nose.

As progressive politicians in New York back a renewed push to ban tax-deductible donations to Israeli settlements, we are sharing a report by senior reporter Alex Kane and associate editor Mari Cohen on how left-wing lawmakers caved to pro-Israel pressure in opposing the bill last year.

The Complicity of Israeli Academia
Scholar Maya Wind discusses Israeli universities’ longstanding role in Palestinian subjugation.
Raphael Magarik
The End of “Curb Your Enthusiasm”

From the Archive

Why Are Progressive Legislators Opposing New York’s First Anti-Settlement Bill?
The “Not on our dime” act would ban tax-deductible donations to Israeli settlements, but centrists and progressives alike say the proposed law is “a ploy to demonize” Jewish nonprofits.
Alex Kane and Mari Cohen