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John Kerry Makes No Apologies

Delivers his best speech on Israel to his toughest audience yet

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BDS and the Oscars: How Screenwriter Ben Hecht Defied an Anti-Israel Boycott

Hollywood has a model of a principled political stand in the writer of ‘Gone With the Wind’ and the Broadway hit ‘The Front Page’

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Don’t Defund the American Studies Association

Opponents of the ASA’s wrongheaded boycott risk committing the same sins

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Scarlett Johansson Drops OxFam, Sticks With SodaStream

The star stands by her carbonated endorsement following backlash

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Harvard and Yale Slam American Studies Association Over Israel Boycott

Lead growing chorus condemning the boycott

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Brandeis Withdraws from American Studies Association

Becomes second university to do so after ASA’s Israel boycott

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Alice Walker’s Purple Prose: Why the Novelist’s Attack on Alicia Keys Is All Wrong

The ‘Color Purple’ author showed more than just naivete in penning an open letter to the pop star. She also showed ignorance.

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Stephen Hawking Joins Academic Boycott

The black hole of exclusionary logic

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Sarah Schulman ‘Doesn’t Know’ About Hamas

What happened when I asked the BDS academic about the anti-gay Islamist group

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Brooklyn College to Launch BDS Event Inquiry

New developments from last week’s controversial panel

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This Week on The Scroll

A look back on the week that was

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Pro-Israel Students Ousted from BDS Event

Brooklyn College’s controversial event churns out more controversy

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MSNBC’s Chris Hayes Admits His BDS Mistake

Once again, The Scroll gets results

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NY Times, MSNBC Whitewash BDS

BDS opposes a two-state solution, but you wouldn’t know it from the media

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Sundown: Iran ‘Upgrades’ Its Centifuges

Plus Hagel apologies for his previous remarks on the Jewish lobby

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Sundown: NRA Calls for Armed Guards in Schools

Plus South African party gives BDS movement a victory

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Jewish Book Festival Boycotts Peter Beinart

Beinart gets a taste of his own wrong medicine

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The Professor’s Shoddy History

Berlin’s Jewish Museum gave Judith Butler and Germans permission to indulge dangerous political impulses

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Disney Kin Joins BDS Call

Promises to donate profits from investments in Ahava

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Pink Floyd’s Toxic Waters

As a 16-year-old Israeli, I loved The Wall. At Yankee Stadium last week, I saw its moral failure.

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Daybreak: Presbyterians Veer From Divestment

Plus Syria only gets worse, and more in the news

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A Future Fashioned from Small Acts

Alice Walker will not allow Hebrew translation of The Color Purple

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Open Zion Funder Questions Beinart Approach

Peter Joseph, of Israel Policy Forum, condemns ‘oversimplified rhetoric’

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Friedman Takes on Apartheids and Boycotts

But his subject is 1980s South Africa and Paul Simon

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Code Pink’s Next Battle

Can the women’s antiwar group, active in the anti-Israel BDS effort, turn people against drone warfare?

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Daybreak: Probe Into Cast Lead Deaths Closed

Plus Bibi in the catbird seat, and more in the news

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Eggers Continues Grass-Related Boycott-a-Thon

Novelist won’t fly to Germany to accept prize after controversial Iran poem

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Peter Beinart Responds

The author of the The Crisis of Zionism strikes back at criticism of his controversial new book about Israel and American Jews

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Park Slope Coop Rejects Israel BDS Referendum

One-tenth of membership votes by decisive margin