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Between the Dome of the Rock and a hard place

Recently, President Mark Burstein and Provost David Burrows decided that Lawrence would not be joining the American Studies Association (ASA)’s boycott of Israeli academic institutions. The result was inevitably polarizing. On Lawrence’s Facebook group, the post immediately gathered plenty of yeas and boos, followed by some standard pro- or anti-Zionist rhetoric. As a Jew myself,