WITH the exponential upsurge of anti-semitism across the globe,
- Six Degrees of Separation
AS per the upside-down prism of the aforementioned, it matters not a damn how much physical and emotional suffering is inflicted upon Jewish students — after all, they are not part of any protected group; as defined by the poisonous roots of DEI
BESIDES, only the comatose or the willfully blind do not understand that the poisoned Ivies have been (still are) the breeding ground for all of the above — naturally, the regular suspects are in sync. There is no need to re-work the wheel, so to speak.
NOW, as dangerous as it is for Jewish students (as well as supporters thereof) within the so-called educational cesspool, what is (more or less) left unspoken is the manifest distress experienced by Jewish profs — those who have reached the pinnacle of success, only to face both a professional and a personal nightmare due to the endemic anti-semitism coursing throughout the veins of both admins/profs, and hateful zombie-like students on the march!
ONTO the onslaught against Mauricio Karchmer; a heretofore MIT superstar prof!
NOW, as dangerous as it is for Jewish students (as well as supporters thereof) within the so-called educational
I refuse to teach students who lack basic critical thinking skills—or who condemn my Jewish identity.
For most academics, getting a job at MIT is a dream. Until October 7, it was for me. But in December, I resigned from my post because I could no longer deal with the pervasive antisemitism on MIT’s campus.
How I got there is a story that is unique to me, but it’s also a story about what’s happening across American academia today.
I was born in Mexico to a Jewish family. I immigrated to the States in the 1980s to obtain a master’s at Harvard, and then moved to Israel for my PhD in computer science from Hebrew University. In 1989, I started working as an assistant professor at MIT, and after a career in the financial industry, I returned in 2019 as a lecturer.
In December, MIT’s president Sally Kornbluth gave her infamous testimony in front of Congress. When Rep. Elise Stefanik aske sd Kornbluth if calling for the genocide of Jews violated MIT’s code of conduct, she said only if it is “targeted at individuals, not when making public statements.” She said that the chants of “intifada” could only be considered antisemitic depending “on the context.”
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