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From 1988, when sodomy statutes were repealed in Israel, to 2014, when Tel Aviv unveiled the first memorial to LGBT victims of the Holocaust, to...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

Is Your Bread Still Kosher? Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

JNS.org - Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally-distributed bread and...

Why Should We Light the Menorah With Olive Oil?

Below is an excerpt from the book The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion (OU Press) by Aaron Goldscheider. There are...

The Dead Sea Scrolls Monument

In 1946 or 1947 -- no one knows for certain -- a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed Muhammad the Wolf led his...

World

Israeli-Palestinian Dialogue Event at Syracuse University Cancelled Amid Bi...

A dialogue event on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at Syracuse University was nixed last week, allegedly over concerns about its political leanings. The event...

Middle East

Turkey Will Enter Syria’s Manbij If US Doesn’t Remove YPG Fight...

Turkish forces will enter the Syrian town of Manbij if the United States does not remove YPG Kurdish fighters, and...

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