Is it time to say, 'who cares?'
October 8, 2021
(JNS) — At the risk of putting a target on my back, it has occurred to me that the proper response for much of the anti-Israel activity on and off campus should be a combination of derision, counter-attack and neglect. I’ve been dealing with anti-Semitism, Israel denial and Middle East issues since my college days and, after more than 40 years, I have concluded that too much time, money, and energy is being spent responding to the latter.
Instead, we should simply say, “who cares?”
Who cares, for example, what Peter Beinart and others of his ilk say? He’s the man biting the dog be...