Brandeis University has had to cancel a scheduled production of a play by Michael Weller after the playwright and the Theater Department failed to come to terms as to how the play would be presented.
The AJHS has sent a chilling and un-democratic message that art and voices that dissent from pro-Israel
orthodoxy are not to be tolerated.
The brief argues that freedom of speech includes the ability to facilitate the free international exchange of people and ideas.
Howard J. Kopel’s interpretation of the Nassau anti-BDS legislation seeks to punish an individual purely for expressing First Amendment-protected views.
Were institutions like Lincoln Center to yield to calls for cancellation coming from the BDS movement or elsewhere, any ensuing conversation would be much impoverished and further polarized.