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Scholarship vs. Politics
Historians Defeat Resolutions Denouncing Israel

As thousands marched against anti-Semitism in New York, the American Historical Association voted to defeat—for the third time—resolutions denouncing Israel.

Published on: January 10, 2020
Jeffrey Herf is a TAI contributing editor and Distinguished University Professor in the department of history at the University of Maryland. He is the author of Undeclared Wars with Israel: East Germany and the West German Far Left (Cambridge University Press, 2016). He is completing a book with the working title: Israel’s Moment: Support and Opposition in the United States and Europe, 1944-1949.
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