This week: Editor-at-large Peter Beinart analyzes how Harvard’s new antisemitism task force is putting political concerns over academic integrity.
Senior reporter Alex Kane describes Democratic opposition to the Biden administrations’ unilateral arms sale to Israel. In our newsletter, fellow Jonathan Shamir explores how the Israeli right has managed to mainstream the idea of expelling of Palestinians from Gaza under the guise of “humanitarianism.”
In a Hanukkah d’var Torah, Lexie Botzum finds the generative potential in rejecting colonial conceptions of light and dark that dominate our understanding of the holiday.
And from our fall issue, executive editor Nora Caplan-Bricker reviews Isabella Hammad’s Enter Ghost, a novel about a Palestinian theater troupe that grapples with the relationship between art and politics and the tensions between individual and collective identity.
From the archive, we are sending associate editor Mari Cohen׳s report on how dissenting academics in Israel Studies are resisting donor pressure, and challenging the very raison d’être of their field.
From the Archive