Academia

Anti-Israel Indoctrination Continues In Newton Public High School

The anti-Israel indoctrination of high school students in Newton, Massachusetts continues. A teacher inculcates students with a deeply flawed history of the Arab-Israeli conflict in a senior elective class, while the superintendent assures parents that all is well.

When “Human Rights” Activists and Lawyers Fear Dissent

For all their high-minded rhetoric about free speech and expression, some “human rights” activists and lawyers seem zealously opposed to allowing debate. As a recent conference panel demonstrated, this is particularly true among those who seek to besmirch the Jewish state with substantively empty accusations of “apartheid” and “racism.” However, after efforts by CAMERA and others to counteract this behavior, purveyors of the libel – and their sponsors – now know they will not be left unchallenged.

Determined to Stay: Propaganda in the Guise of Non-Fiction for Teens

Determined to Stay: Palestinian Youth Fight for Their Village
By Jody Sokolower
Northampton, MA:  Olive Branch Press (an imprint of Interlink Publishing), 2021

Israel’s enemies are finding ways to infiltrate curriculum, using fashionable buzzwords like “intersectionality” to camouflage hatred of Israel. Sokolower’s book exemplifies this deceptive practice.

The Wilson Center Promotes Anti-Israel Propaganda

Although the Wilson Center promotes itself as "the nation’s key non-partisan policy forum," a piece by outgoing Fellow Laura Robson, masquerading as a scholarly analysis, puts forth a collection of hackneyed propaganda claims against Israel.

UPDATED BACKGROUNDER: The Intrinsic Bigotry of BDS

The anti-Jewish bigotry that characterizes the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement has become even more apparent as BDS activists have created a local map in Massachusetts to target Jews for being Jews. CAMERA’s backgrounder documents the fundamental anti-Jewish nature of this movement and how it has become a haven for anti-Semites to indulge their racism.

Naomi Shihab Nye: Maligning Israel for Young Readers

The books we read as children stay with us all our lives. In our earliest stories, big, bad wolves threaten innocent children and we learn to despise them – replace that wolf with an Israeli soldier. That is the danger of the writings of Palestinian-American children’s poet and novelist Naomi Shihab Nye.