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From 1988, when sodomy statutes were repealed in Israel, to 2014, when Tel Aviv unveiled the first memorial to LGBT victims of the Holocaust, to...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

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

North Korea Threatens US With ‘Horrible Nuclear Strike’

North Korea warned Tuesday that the US will be destroyed if it chooses to defy the "military giant" led by leader Kim Jong Un. "In case the US opts for confrontation...

Israel

Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, ahead of the holiday...

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