Professor Sand - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Robert
    • 15.05.10 | 16:24 (IDT)

    I have not read Professor Sand's writings so I accept Mr. Strenger's view that Professor Sand has not called for the boycott or in fact delegitimizing of the existence of the State of israel. However, I first came accross Prof. Sand's name in participation in a discussion group where those opposed to Israel's existence as a Jewish state and who called for a single binational State used Prof. Sand as a prominent Israeli expert and academic supporting such a view. Those of us in the Diaspora are familiar therefore with Professor Sand's name being used by those in the anti-Israel and boycott Israel movement as a defense against the charge of anti-semitism since Prof. Sands is Jewish by birth.

    from the article: Strenger than Fiction / A triumph of academic freedom at Tel Aviv University
    First published 17:30 13.05.10 | Last updated 17:30 13.05.10
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