“The Israel Boycott Is Working—to Prevent Peace”

By Michael Zakim

OCTOBER 20, 2014

“If the ASA is genuinely interested in practicing rather than performing politics, it should seek to help the sides talk with each other rather than boycott one another. But in so doing, it will have to discard the fundamentalist and nationalistic clichés by which the ASA interprets the world and, instead, recognize that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is itself something of a misnomer. The real schism runs down the center of both societies, dividing each of them into opposing camps of war and peace, as was so manifestly demonstrated during this summer’s bloodletting in Gaza…”

From: The Chronicle of Higher Education

For a PDF, click here: Zakim – The Israel Boycott Is Working

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s