Author Archives: Marissa Brostoff

About Marissa Brostoff

Marissa Brostoff is a doctoral student in the English department at the CUNY Graduate Center and a teacher at Brooklyn College. She is a former staff writer at the Forward and Tablet.

Investigation of Brooklyn College BDS event conflates anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism

The City University of New York released a report quashing trumped-up accusations that Jewish and “pro-Israel” students were discriminated against at Brooklyn College’s BDS event in February. The report’s conclusions seem reasonable. But it also falls into the trap of collapsing anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism. The conflation of “Jewish” and “pro-Israel” needs to go.

Posted in Activism, American Jewish Community, BDS, Israel/Palestine, US Politics | 2 Comments