Toppling Israel's ivory tower
Faced with the campaign being waged by the right to reshape reality, academia - as an institution based on values like skepticism, tolerance and pluralism - has barely raised its voice.
Some 180 law faculty members were invited to sign a petition a month ago, protesting the Central Elections Committee's decision to disqualify the candidacy of Arab MK Hanin Zuabi (Balad ) in the upcoming election. The petition didn't contain any radical statements; all the signatories were asked to agree with was that "the right to be elected is a basic freedom in a democratic state."
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