But who's academic freedom? Do "departments" -- as distinguished from individual faculty members -- really have the right of academic freedom? Does the political science department at Brooklyn College represent only its hard left faculty?
A recent article in the Nation was at its most preposterous in depicting BDS as a grassroots movement assembling Palestinians, anti-Zionist Jews, and labor unionists in a moral crusade against Zionism.
What to do when the country I live in totally loses its compass? I have watched Israel present itself as a respectable member of the club of developed countries. It is time for us all to hold it to that claim.