“A Sane Face on an Old Insanity: Parsing the Anti-Israel Boycott”

By: Paul Berman

October 23, 2014

“This newest argument for the old boycott, as promoted by all kinds of bookish people and artists in the liberal countries and at the universities—can this newest argument be reliably distinguished from the older arguments? From a practical standpoint, can someone participate in the proposed new boycott without participating willy-nilly in the supernaturalist boycott, as well? Or does some fundamental accord underlie all of these arguments for boycotting Israel, which makes it impossible to disentangle the latest of arguments from its predecessors?”

 

From: The Chronicle of Higher Education

http://m.chronicle.com/article/A-Sane-Face-on-an-Old-Insanity/149595/?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

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