The Case Against Academic Boycotts of Israel; edited by Cary Nelson and Gabriel Noah Brahm

The Case Against Academic Boycotts of Israel; edited by Cary Nelson and Gabriel Noah Brahm

The Case Against Academic Boycotts of Israel; edited by Cary Nelson and Gabriel Noah BrahmThe book at Amazon and on Kindle

How should we understand the international debate about the future of Israel and the Palestinians? Can justice be achieved in the Middle East? Until now, there was no single place for people to go to find detailed scholarly essays analyzing proposals to boycott Israel and the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement of which they are a part. This book provides the historical background necessary for informed evaluation of one of the most controversial issues of our day— the struggle between two peoples living side-by-side but with conflicting views of history and conflicting national ambitions. This book encourages empathy for all parties, but it also takes a cold look at what solutions are realistic and possible. In doing so, it tackles issues, like the role of anti-Semitism in calls for the abolition of the Jewish state, that many have found impossible to confront until now. The book gathers essays by an international cohort of scholars from Britain, Israel, and the United States.

Source: Jewish Book Council

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  1. jewishbooks says:

    The Great Jewish American Liberal Academic Anti-Anti-Zionist Freak-Out
    ‘The Case Against Academic Boycotts of Israel’ shows how the boycott movement is more significant than its achievements suggest

    Read full article at Tablet Magazine:
    http://tabletmag.com/jewish-arts-and-culture/books/187221/academic-boycotts

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