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Junior Lecturers in Public Colleges Influenced by Radical Political Activists

26.11.2020 Editorial Note Like virtually everywhere in the West, the Israeli higher education system is based on an academic hierarchy.  At the top are tenured faculty, followed by non-tenured junior faculty.  In general, junior academics are hired with the rank of lecturer and are given six years before they can get tenured and promoted to … Continue reading Junior Lecturers in Public Colleges Influenced by Radical Political Activists

Israeli Academics Petition Supreme Court to Expose Mossad Activities

11.11.2020 Editorial Note Over the last two decades, IAM has often reported on scholar-activists whose main interest seems to be promoting the Palestinian agenda. One recent example is a group of “peace activists,” who, along with the Meretz Party members, petitioned Israel’s Supreme Court to expose a past Mossad operation.  Haaretz, the Communist Party, and a group of BDS … Continue reading Israeli Academics Petition Supreme Court to Expose Mossad Activities

HUJ Maya Rosenfeld: an anti-Israel Academic-Activist

05.11.2020 Editorial Note IAM often reports on Israeli political activists who are masquerading as academics.  One such radical political activist is Hebrew University lecturer Dr. Maya Rosenfeld.  Palestine Media Watch (PMW), which follows Arab media, emailed her a report discussing the PA leaders’ double standards.   While the PA rejects any normalization with Israel, Saeb Erekat, the PA’s chief negotiator … Continue reading HUJ Maya Rosenfeld: an anti-Israel Academic-Activist

Exposing anti-Semitic Hypocritical BDS Academic-Activist: Lana Tatour

28.10.2020 Editorial Note IAM reported recently on Professor Homi K. Bhabha from Harvard University, who canceled participating in the annual conference of the Israeli Sociological Association.   By his own admission, Bhabha changed his mind because Israel reached a peace agreement with the UAE and Bahrain, which the Palestinians and their cheer-leading academic community decried as a … Continue reading Exposing anti-Semitic Hypocritical BDS Academic-Activist: Lana Tatour

British and Irish Universities Support Palestinian Political Initiative Against Israel

21.10.2020 Editorial Note Queen’s University Belfast, Trinity College Dublin, and Liverpool John Moores University are involved in a two-year research project that seeks to fight an international legal battle against Israel over several small villages of Bedouin in Area C, which is an Oslo II administrative division of the West Bank. The Palestinian Authority is … Continue reading British and Irish Universities Support Palestinian Political Initiative Against Israel

Israeli Academics Mobilized to Defend BDS

15.10.2020 Editorial Note Recently, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism has dealt a blow to the BDS movement.  While not enough institutions have adopted it yet, the definition has gained international prominence, indicating that some BDS arguments are anti-Semitic. In England, Gavin Williamson, the education minister, has warned universities that they could have their funding cut if they refuse … Continue reading Israeli Academics Mobilized to Defend BDS

Homi K. Bhabha Succumbed to BDS: Canceled Israeli Sociological Society Conference Keynote Speech

08.10.2020Editorial Note Homi K Bhabha is a renowned scholar of Humanities at Harvard University who explores colonial and postcolonial theory, cultural change and power, and cosmopolitanism, among other topics. Bhabha was invited by the Israeli Sociological Society (ISS) to give a keynote speech at the upcoming annual conference in February 2021.  Bhabha, a friend of Prof. Lev Grinberg, the ISS … Continue reading Homi K. Bhabha Succumbed to BDS: Canceled Israeli Sociological Society Conference Keynote Speech

Pro-Palestinian Activists Pressured Scientific Journal ‘Molecules’ to Cancel Special Issue by Guest Editor from Ariel University

30.09.2020 Editorial Note A special journal giving an overview of recent advances in organic fluorophores was intended to be published by Molecules. The journal provides an advanced forum for the science of chemistry, and is published by Molecular Diversity Preservation International (MDPI).  But, the Special Issue was canceled.  The special issue was titled, “Advances in Organic … Continue reading Pro-Palestinian Activists Pressured Scientific Journal ‘Molecules’ to Cancel Special Issue by Guest Editor from Ariel University

Canada’s Battles on anti-Israel activities

24.09.2020Editorial Note Canada is home to a number of anti-Israel groups, such as United Network for Justice & Peace in Palestine & Israel (UNJPPI) and Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East (CJPME). Such groups claim they “enable Canadians of all backgrounds to promote justice, development and peace in the Middle East, and here … Continue reading Canada’s Battles on anti-Israel activities

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