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Dramatists Guild to Washington DC’s Embattled Theater J: “Stand Strong”

NCAC participating organizations the Dramatists Guild and the Dramatists Legal Defense Fund have sent a letter (PDF embed below) to Theater J in Washington DC in support of the venue’s staging of Motti Lerner’s The Admission. A group called Citizens Opposed to Propaganda Masquerading as … Continue reading

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Brooklyn College supports free debate and academic freedom in midst of criticism

Author and activist Ben White will speak at Brooklyn College today at an event entitled “Israel: Aparteid not Democracy,” organized by Students for Justice in Palestine. Nearly two dozen other campus and other groups are supporting the lecture, including — notably — the English, Political Science … Continue reading

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CUNY Likely to Reverse On Kushner, But The Pattern Stands

It is appalling that the trustees of CUNY voted not to bestow an honorary degree on Tony Kushner, the acclaimed Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, because a trustee disagreed with his views on Israel. Denying him this honor solely because of … Continue reading

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Who’s censoring Facebook: The powers that be or the forces of the mob?

Recently, there have been reports that content involving the current Israeli-Palestinian conflict is mysteriously disappearing from Facebook. The Jewish Internet Defense Force (JIDF) has complained that “many threads in various pro-Israel and pro-JIDF groups have mysteriously disappeared,” while others have … Continue reading

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