Archive for June, 2008

UK is leading the fight against antisemitism, by Jim Murphy

Thursday, June 12th, 2008

It was humbling and disturbing in equal measures to listen to the Chief Rabbi, Sir Jonathan Sacks, speaking last Monday at the House of Commons at the launch of the UK Government

Build bridges not boycotts, by Jeremy Newmark

Wednesday, June 4th, 2008

Last Wednesday, the University and College Union Congress, the second in its short history, followed the well-worn path of its inaugural event last year, along with that of its predecessor unions, in proposing a boycott motion against Israeli academics and academic institutions.

It came as no surprise that the motion passed; the UCU Congress was hijacked yet again by far-left factions able to use their delegates to push through a policy platform that in no way represents the views of the wider union membership.

However, after last year