Tag: Norman Finkelstein

  • Israel-Palestine Scholar Norman Finkelstein’s Long Crusade

    A cantankerous Israel critic takes a rare turn in the limelight. Zak Cheney-Rice, Intelligencer, Dec. 5, 2023 Photo: Tina Tyrell Norman Finkelstein is crouched on the floor of his apartment, running his fingers along a bookshelf so overcrowded that it’s bending into a U-shape. “It has a green cover,” he assures me before landing on…


  • Norman Finkelstein’s ‘The Holocaust Industry’ and the Fight To Make All Suffering Count

    Norman Finkelstein’s ‘The Holocaust Industry’ and the Fight To Make All Suffering Count Finkelstein’s book is a call for Jewish suffering to be seen as part of the larger history of suffering under colonialism. MAX AJL, IN THESE TIMES, MAY 17, 2016 Jews captured by German soldiers during the Warsaw Ghetto uprising in 1943. In…


  • Israel is not targeting “terrorists” hiding behind “human shields.”

    On the contrary, it’s targeting the “human shields” themselves. NORMAN FINKELSTEIN DEC 27, 2023   Media performer Sam Harris recently appeared on Piers Morgan’s program. Effecting a flat affect—cool, rational—he used this platform to weigh in on irrational, fanatical Muslims. A clip was first shown of a Muslim (he is identified as the offspring of…


  • Three Views of Bernie Sanders and the Palestine-Israel Conflict

    The three articles below, Bernie Sanders essay in the New York Times, the letter from Sanders’ former staffers urging a peaceful resolution to the war, and Norman Finkelstein’s response to Sanders’ refusal of a ceasefire, are intended to provide needed context for the war. We do not agree with all the views and opinions expressed.…


  • Norman Finkelstein Responds to Bernie Sanders Opposing Gaza Ceasefire

    A Response to Bernie Sanders NORMAN FINKELSTEIN NOV 6, 2023 After seeing Senator Sanders’ appearance on CNN from the morning of November 5, Norman Finkelstein decided it was necessary to publish an open video reply to the Senator. The clip in question is shown in the video, followed by Norman’s response, which was recorded last…


  • Book talk: “Gaza: An Inquest into Its Martyrdom”

    with Norman Finkelstein Monday, March 12, 2018 12:00 p.m CDT Livestream Here The Gaza Strip is among the most densely populated places in the world. More than two-thirds of its inhabitants are refugees, and more than half are under eighteen years of age. Since 2004, Israel has launched eight devastating “operations” against Gaza’s largely defenseless…


  • A Dialogue on Israel and Palestine with Tariq Ali and Norman Finkelstein


  • March 12, 2015
    Norman Finkelstein on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    Thursday, March 12 Educational Science Building, Room 204 UW-Madison Campus [Map] 7 pm Dr. Norman Finkelstein, well known speaker and scholar, will address recent events in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the future of Palestine. All students, faculty, and guests are welcome to attend. Sponsored by UW-Madison Students for Justice in Palestine, in cooperation with the…


  • Brandeis Donors Exact Revenge for Carter Visit

    Major Givers Reportedly withholding Funds from School, Sparking Fierce Free-Speech Debate on Massachusetts Campus Larry Cohler-Esses, The Jewish Week (New York), February 16, 2007 Major donors to Brandeis University have informed the school they will no longer give it money in retaliation for its decision last month to host former President Jimmy Carter, a strong…


  • The Ludicrous Attacks on Jimmy Carter’s Book

    NORMAN FINKELSTEIN, Truthdig, DECEMBER 28, 2006 As Jimmy Carter’s new book Palestine Peace Not Apartheid climbs the bestseller list, the reaction of Israel’s apologists scales new peaks of lunacy. I will examine a pair of typical examples and then look at the latest weapon to silence Carter. Apartheid Analogy No aspect of Carter’s book has…


  • Jimmy Carter’s Roadmap

    NORMAN FINKELSTEIN, CounterPunch, NOVEMBER 13, 2006 The historical chapters of Palestine Peace Not Apartheid are rather thin, filled with errors small and large, as well as tendentious and untenable interpretations. But few persons will be reading it for the history. It is what Carter has to say about the present that will interest the reading…


  • J’accuse: Finkelstein and Dershowitz

    It’s a dispute that involves just about every emotive issue you can think of – Israel, Palestine, human rights, freedom of speech. Gary Younge dissects the academic battle that has gripped America Gary Younge, The Guardian, 10 August 2005 In his landmark book, Democracy in America, the 19th-century French intellectual Alexis de Tocqueville commented on…


  • Professor says UC Press must publish Beyond Chutzpa

    Two emails from Beshara Doumani June 28, 2005 Dear Friends, I want to alert you to a disturbing development on the academic freedom front: It is possible that the University of California Press might not, after all, publish the long-awaited book by Norman Finkelstein, Beyond Chutzpah: On the Misuse of Anti-Semitism and the Abuse of…


  • Giving Chutzpah New Meaning

    Alan Dershowitz is on the defensive over his research on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Jon Wiener, The Nation, JUNE 23, 2005 What do you do when somebody wants to publish a book that says you’re completely wrong? If you’re Alan Dershowitz, the prominent Harvard law professor, and the book is Norman Finkelstein’s Beyond Chutzpah: On the…


  • June 24, 2005
    “Beyond Chutzpah: The Misuse of Anti-Semitism and the Abuse of History” by Dr. Norman Finkelstein

    Grainger Hall, University of Wisconsin 975 University Avenue Madison, WI 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Dr. Norman Finkelstein, Professor of Political Theory at DePaul University and author of Image and Reality of the Israel-Palestine Conflict will present this keynote address at the U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation Upper Midwest Regional Organizing Conference. The…