Monday, May 10, 2010
Ala Dershowitz Blasts Israel's Academic Fifth Column in Keynote Speech at Tel Aviv University Governors Assembly
1. Alan Dershowitz blasts Israel's leftist academic fifth column in keynote speech at Tel Aviv University Board of Governors assembly. Alan Dershowitz denounces Israel's academic fifth column in keynote speech at Tel Aviv University Board of Governors assembly. While defending the "right of anti-Israel academic extremists to be wrong," Dershowitz called on Israeli academics to defeat the anti-Israel radicals in the marketplace of ideas. He denounced leftist professors who harass students for being pro-Israel. He denounced attempts to suppress academic freedom for non-leftists at Tel Aviv University. He denounced the far Leftist anti-Israel academics for the harm they do to Israel and to Israeli universities.
The full speech may be viewed in English – as the second half of this clip: http://video.tau.ac.il/Lectures/General/Public_Relations/Honorary_Degree_10/
(Speech may appear soon in mainstream media in print form – heads up!)
Hebrew news report about the speech in Haaretz: http://www.themarker.com/tmc/article.jhtml?ElementId=ld20100509_45871&from=haaretz
(see especially the talkbacks)
2. Human Rights Watch opposes Human Rights (esp for Jews)