Brandeis to Award Endowed Chair to Anti-Israel Scholar

by Winfield Myers
September 6, 2015

Pascal Menoret, who has a history of anti-Israel activism, will be officially named the Renee and Lester Crown Chair in Modern Middle East Studies in a September 8 ceremony marking the tenth anniversary of the Crown Center for Middle East Studies at Brandeis University, the nation’s only non-sectarian Jewish-sponsored college.e…Menoret’s appointment to the prestigious Crown Chair confers the university’s imprimatur on an individual whose politicized, anti-Israel actions are inimical to Brandeis’s history and mission while ensuring that students are taught that Israel–the region’s sole democracy–is an unjust, oppressive nation unworthy of their support. READ MORE

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