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Corinne E. Blackmer teaches English and Judaic Studies at Southern Connecticut State University.

ARTICLES BY: Corinne Blackmer


April 22, 2016 7:12 am
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The Real Pinkwashers

From 1988, when sodomy statutes were repealed in Israel, to 2014, when Tel Aviv unveiled the first memorial to LGBT victims of the Holocaust, to...

April 7, 2016 7:47 am
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Why I Am a Proud, Queer, Jewish ‘Pinkwasher’

In 2008, I emerged from the largest and scariest closet I have ever lived inside: I came out as a proud, queer, Jewish “pinkwasher.” I am...

March 10, 2016 12:26 pm
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Privileging Islamophobia Over Antisemitism on Campus

Southern Connecticut State University, where I teach, has gone to great lengths to accommodate Muslims — and reject the slightest manifestations of Islamophobia — while...

Features

Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops

JNS.org - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens

JNS.org - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies

JNS.org - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...

Israel

High Court: Reform and Conservative Conversions in Israel Valid for ‘Law ...

JNS.org - The Israeli Supreme Court on Monday issued a bombshell ruling that recognized conversions by the Reform and Conservative...

Middle East

Israel, Bahrain Sign Historic Postal Agreement

JNS.org - Following the announcement in January that the Emirates Post Group would add Israel to its operations network, the Israel Post will now begin to send and receive packages...

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