A Nobel Laureate’s Ignoble Savages

If the University of Haifa decides to award an honorary doctorate to Prof. Yisrael Aumann, it would be in recognition of how he has upgraded the laws of the jungle to fit the modern world.

When I read the reports about the University of Haifa refusing to grant Prof. Yisrael Aumann an honorary doctorate because of his right-wing views, I remembered reading an interview with him in Haaretz a few years ago. While I started reading it with awe and respect, prepared to acquire tools for building a better future with the help of the man who had won the Nobel Prize for his...