Anti-Israeli Academe

The Israel-Palestine Conflict

One Hundred Years of War by James L. Gelvin New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. 209 pp. $75 ($23.99, paper). Reviewed by Martin Sherman Middle East Quarterly Winter 2010 Gelvin, professor of Middle Eastern history at the University of California, Los Angeles, has produced an account of the Israel-Palestine conflict which is appallingly shallow, shoddy, […]

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Dishonest or incompetent?

Op-ed: Israeli academics lack either professional integrity or professional competence Martin Sherman Of late, there has been a major uproar in the media over alleged bias in the Israeli academe. The “eye of the storm” was centered on a research document published earlier this month by the Institute for Zionist Strategies (IZS), whose findings indicate […]

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Seeking intellectual integrity

Op-ed: Israeli academia must engage in some searing soul-searching without delay Martin Sherman “Had such professional misconduct occurred in the natural or physical sciences there would have doubtless been serious consequences: e.g. the collapse of a bridge following phony engineering calculations… Yet it would seem that when it comes to the social sciences or the […]

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