Jewish groups used anti-semitism smear to try to stop boycott debate — Holocaust scholar who heads MLA

Marianne Hirsch, photo at Columbia University site Sad and amazing piece at the Chronicle on Higher Education from Marianne Hirsch, a Columbia professor and Holocaust scholar who is president of the Modern Language Association, on the campaign against her and the organization for even discussing the boycott movement. “I became the target of an intimidation campaign that took the form of hate-email blasts, public attacks, personal letters and phone calls, and insistent appeals to stop one

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