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BDS, MLA, and One Rockin’ Shavuot Night

As the Rolling Stones rocked Tel Aviv, the MLA’s BDS petition went down in flames. But the fight over BDS is far from over.

Published on: July 13, 2014
Gabriel Noah Brahm is Associate Professor of English at Northern Michigan University, a Research Fellow in Israel Studies at Brandeis University, and a Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME) Fellow. He is a contributor to Fathom: For a Deeper Understanding of Israel and the Region, where his critique of the philosophy behind BDS now appears in the current issue (free online). Asaf Romirowsky is the executive director of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME) and co-author of Religion, Politics, and the Origins of Palestine Refugee Relief.
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  • FriendlyGoat

    I guess this author is supposed to get some style points for weaving current events together. But, really, the Rolling Stones are not relevant to Israel, or its supporters or detractors—-even if Mick did perform there.

  • Deserttrek

    when people in the public eye rebuke evil that is important

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