Words of the Week: “Antizionism at Berkeley Law”

Last week, “Identity/Crisis: The Ideas Behind the News,” a podcast of the Shalom Hartman Institute, dropped an episode on “Antizionism at Berkeley Law”:

U. C. Berkeley Law School recently made headlines when several of its student groups pledged never to invite any speakers that support “Zionism, the apartheid state of Israel, and the occupation of Palestine.” Ethan Katz, Associate Professor of History and Jewish Studies at U.C. Berkeley, and Masua Sagiv, Koret Visiting Assistant Professor of Jewish and Israel Studies at U.C. Berkeley join Yehuda Kurtzer to discuss their experiences on campus, the national Jewish media’s response, and what we can learn from these moments of Jewish vulnerability.

I found this to be a very thoughtful and clarifying episode (I’ll admit that I couldn’t bring myself to delve into all of the headlines referenced above). And yes, there is a transcript.

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