Academic Freedom

Israeli Scholar Says Outcry Over His Rape Remarks Has Not Hurt Planned U.S. Tour

(Courtesy of Mordechai Kedar)

Mordechai Kedar says he was not advocating sexual assault but was describing “the culture in which we live.”
August 12, 2014

An Israeli scholar who has come under fire for discussing rape as a hypothetical deterrent to Hamas terrorism says the controversy over his remarks has done little to dampen interest in his planned speaking tour next year at college campuses and…

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