Today marks the 48th anniversary of the start of the Six Day War in 1967. Last year I marked the day by wisely farming it out to a real expert, the Middle East Institute's Michael Collins Dunn, who is a real-deal scholar of modern Egyptian history and who has written multiple blog posts about the Six Day War over the years. I see no reason not to go that route again. Enjoy!
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Shortly after the AAUP’s annual membership meeting placed the administration of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) on its list of censured administration for its summary dismissal of Professor Steven Salaita in response to his anti-Israeli comments on Twitter, I received an email from an old friend from the California State University Academic Senate, who now works to build support for Israel on American college and university campuses. 2,430 more words
In August, the Indiana University Press will release “Erased from Space and Consciousness: Israel and the Depopulated Palestinian Villages of 1948,” by Noga Kadman (researcher and licensed tour guide). 150 more words
TORONTO — A New York developer hopes his new app will bring Israelis and Palestinians closer to ending their conflict “one swipe at a time.” 448 more words
This piece was supposed to go up around 11 this morning, but instead spent all day saved locally on my iPad, because I am A Idiot. 383 more words