In Norway, Academic Freedom Ok, As Long as it’s Not Pro-Israel


Norway to Jews: You’re Not Welcome Here

Anti-Semitism doesn’t even mask itself as anti-Zionism.

March 29, 2011

Op-Ed by Alan Dershowitz.  Mr. Dershowitz is a law professor at Harvard.


It was then that I realized why all this happened. At all of the Norwegian universities, there have been efforts to enact academic and cultural boycotts of Jewish Israeli academics. This boycott is directed against Israel’s “occupation” of Palestinian land—but the occupation that the boycott supporters have in mind is not of the West Bank but rather of Israel itself. Here is the first line of their petition: “Since 1948 the state of Israel has occupied Palestinian land . . .”

Read complete Op-Ed here.

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