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From 1988, when sodomy statutes were repealed in Israel, to 2014, when Tel Aviv unveiled the first memorial to LGBT victims of the Holocaust, to...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

Culture

Jewish Celebrities Share Passover Photos on Social Media

A number of Jewish celebrities took to social media over the weekend to share pictures from their Passover Seders and...

Irish Pro-Israel Groups Condemn BDS Boycott of Eurovision Song Contest

JNS.org - Several top Irish pro-Israel groups and leaders have signed an open letter...

Jewish Rapper Kosha Dillz to Host Passover Seders at Coachella

Jewish rapper Kosha Dillz will host a number of Passover Seders during the second weekend of the Coachella music festival in California...

Features

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...

Bubbe’s Passover, Circa 2019: Feeding the Soul While Staying Healthy

JNS.org - Sweet gefilte fish with a dollop of eye-watering horseradish. Fluffy matzah...

World

DePaul University Professor Attracts Criticism Over Op-Ed Encouraging Israe...

A professor of ethics and philosophy at DePaul University in Chicago is facing criticism for supporting Israeli annexation of the...

Israel

Netanyahu Bodyguard Seen Carrying State-of-the-Art Chinese Anti-Drone Rifle

One of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's bodyguards was seen on video Tuesday carrying an unusual weapon later identified as an anti-drone rifle. The video, published by Hebrew news site Mako,...

Middle East

Iran Lawmakers Authorize Firm Action Against US ‘Terrorist’ Act...

Iran's parliament passed a bill on Tuesday requiring the government take firm steps to respond to "terrorist actions" by US...

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