Category: From Academia

Academic studies from various disciplines tackle issues related to Israel. I will critically and fairly examine published articles that find their way to my screen.

Ben Gurion Airport 0

Legitimate Literary Criticism or Propaganda?

Creative writers’ writing is always autobiographic to some extent, sometimes more openly so. The three pieces reviewed in a recent academic article all describe the writers’ personal experiences of being detained at Ben Gurion...

Commemorative stamp shows that historic Palestine is Eretz Yisrael 2

Historic Palestine: What you need to know!

I recently critiqued an article that used the term “historic Palestine” nine times in 21 pages without offering a definition even once. It is taken for granted that the reader would know what this...

Christian town of Maaloula, Syria. Author talks much about Syrian Christian genocide 0

Genocide: Seeing Israel Where It Is Not

If hate for Israel is triggered whenever you hear or read certain trigger-words, such as genocide, then you might see things that are not really there. I can think of no other reason for...