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From 1988, when sodomy statutes were repealed in Israel, to 2014, when Tel Aviv unveiled the first memorial to LGBT victims of the Holocaust, to...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

Indian Jewish MMA, Kickboxing Champion Set to Immigrate to Israel, Hopes to Join IDF

A mixed martial arts (MMA) and kickboxing champion from India is slated to...

Guy Niv Becomes First Israeli to Complete Tour de France

JNS.org - Israeli cyclist Guy Niv made history on Sunday, becoming the first-ever Israeli cyclist to complete the Tour de...

Features

Young Global Jewry at Forefront of Fight Against COVID-19

Masa Israel Journey, a leader in immersive international experiences in Israel founded by the Jewish Agency and government of Israel,...

Checking in on COVID-19 and Jewish Seniors

JNS.org - As America’s battle with the novel coronavirus has raged on, America’s Jewish community has suffered its share of...

Celebrating the Banai Family and the History of Israel in Jerusalem

JNS.org - Museums are in crisis all over the world due to the...

World

Anne Frank’s Childhood Friend Lays First Stone of New Amsterdam Holoc...

A close childhood friend of the Holocaust diarist Anne Frank on Wednesday laid the first of a new 102,000-stone monument...

Israel

Sources: Netanyahu to Meet Sudan’s Leader in Uganda Soon

i24 News – Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Sudan's leader, Sovereignty Council Chair Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, are likely to meet in the coming days in Uganda, i24 News...

Middle East

Watchdog Group Warns Mastercard and Visa to Cut Ties With Terror-Supporting...

A watchdog group has notified and warned Mastercard and Visa that they should rescind their services to Palestinian Authority (PA)...

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