wRanter.com: A national icon takes his leave

One of the questions I posed in this space a few weeks ago was: who will be the next big-name Jewish MP? With apologies to Joe Oliver, Canada’s first Jewish federal finance minister, what I may subconsciously have been asking is who will be the next Irwin Cotler, now that the 75-year-old Mount Royal Liberal ...

drive-by planet: Brooklyn College BDS panel targeted by Alan Dershowitz and other detractors

Top: Brooklyn College / Beneath: Dov Hikind and Alan Dershowitz Brooklyn College in New York has been the target of protests following a decision by the political science department to cosponsor a panel discussion on the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. Speakers for the event include the University of California Berkeley philosopher, Judith Butler, ...