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Posts Tagged: MLA BDS

January 10, 2018 9:36 am
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Israel Boycotts Defeated at Modern Language Association, but More Trouble May Be Brewing

While advocates of anti-Israel boycotts at the Modern Language Association (MLA) sustained significant setbacks in 2017, their campaign to isolate the Jewish state may resurface...

June 15, 2017 2:08 pm
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Modern Language Association Approves Anti-BDS Motion; Members Welcome Rejection of ‘Radical Fringe’

With the principal humanities academic organization in the US voting overwhelmingly to formally reject the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement, a leading member of the anti-BDS effort welcomed the rejection...

May 19, 2017 2:08 pm
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With Modern Language Association Vote Underway, Promoters of Anti-BDS Motion ‘Hopeful’ Of Passage

A driving force behind a resolution urging the principal humanities academic organization in the US to formally reject the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement told The Algemeiner on Friday that he...

January 8, 2017 2:16 pm
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The Modern Language Association and BDS

In the Department of English at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem -- where I teach -- approximately one third of my students are Arab women....

Culture

Yeshiva University Grad Writes Book to Help Children Understand Death

What should parents tell their children when a loved one dies? It’s a...

New England Patriots Star Shares Western Wall Photo With Jewish High Holidays Message

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman posted pictures of himself in Israel, including...

Features

A Look at the Candidates to Become Jerusalem’s Next Mayor

JNS.org - The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wanted to uproot and replant a tree...

Faith and Fasting: A Look at the Practice Ahead of Yom Kippur

JNS.org - Fasting is the most commonly known Yom Kippur ritual. According to a 2016 Pew survey, 40% of American...

A New Generation of Galvanized Young Jews Fight Antisemitism on Campus

JNS.org - IfNotNow (INN) has a plan. It’s determined, according to its website, to...

World

Trump, Iran’s Rouhani Exchange Threats, Insults on UN’s World S...

US President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani exchanged taunts at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday with...

Israel

Netanyahu Says Israel Will Continue Syria Operations to Prevent Iranian Ent...

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that Israel would continue to carry out military operations in Syria, issuing the...

Middle East

Iran Revolutionary Guards Threaten to Avenge Military Parade Attack

Iran's Revolutionary Guards vowed on Sunday to wreak "deadly and unforgettable" vengeance for a shooting attack on a military parade that killed 25 people, including 12 of their comrades, and...

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