News and Analysis (4/28/19)

Anonymous students seek to silence Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters, Women’s March co-chair Linda Sarsour, Prof. Marc Lamont Hill  (“fired by CNN for supporting … a boycott of Israel”),  and Jewish critic of Israel Dave Zirin”:

“‘Kindness is a mark of faith. Those who aren’t kind have no faith -Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him)” — caption from her viral Twitter post:

“A man in California … faces eight counts of attempted murder for injuring eight people, including a 13-year-old girl, … currently in a coma with severe brain trauma”:

Zarif’s comparison of an Iranian woman detained in Australia at U.S. request to Iran’s detention of a British-American woman has some thinking a swap might be arranged:

To help boost “the skills and competencies of … [advocates] for Palestine … [speakers] from the Jewish Voice for Labour addressed participants and discussed the definition of anti-Semitism”:

“Americans have more favorable views of the Israeli and Palestinian peoples than of their governments“:

An employee called the police to check on the welfare of a homeless woman washing up in the Muslim manner after using the restroom, but she was arrested when she asked for more time to clean up after herself:

Islam rejects the notion that the sins of the father are visited upon the children, yet hitherto the UAE has denied innocent children a birth certificate because their parents violated it marriage laws:

Having grown up in secular France, yet curious about her ancestral Iran, an investigative reporter lived there for a decade, and has written a book about how the experience affected her:

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