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First, It Was Tutu — Now Two University Presidents Have Made the ZOA’s Enemies List

By Daniel Treiman

Last year, it was Nobel laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu whom the Zionist Organization of America wanted drummed out of polite society. In that case, the ZOA could at least point (however clumsily) to a number of one-sided and perfervid criticisms of Israel by Tutu. (But does that mean a university should withdraw an invitation for a Nobel laureate to visit campus — an invitation that had nothing to do with Israel? Level heads at the Anti-Defamation League didn’t think so.)

Now, the ZOA seems to be lowering the threshold necessary to qualify for its enemies list.

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