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Rebecca Ruth Gould

Rebecca Ruth Gould

Rebecca Ruth Gould

Rebecca Ruth Gould is the author of numerous works at the intersection of aesthetics and politics, including Erasing Palestine (2023), Writers and Rebels (2016) and The Persian Prison Poem (2021). With Malaka Shwaikh, she is the author of Prison Hunger Strikes in Palestine (2023). Her articles have appeared in the London Review of BooksMiddle East Eye, and World Policy Journal and her writing has been translated into eleven languages.

Book Club: Drawing on Hebrew sources, Maya Wind shatters the myth of liberal expression in Israeli universities, revealing instead how they prop up apartheid.

24 January, 2024

From brutal attacks on Palestinians in Israeli universities, to government silencing of solidarity in the UK and academics losing jobs in US institutions, there's a global targeting of those who speak up on Israel’s crimes, writes Rebecca Ruth Gould.

09 November, 2023

A new report shows how the IHRA definition of antisemitism has silenced criticism of Israel in UK universities. It continues to undermine academic freedom and muddle our understanding of anti-Jewish hatred, writes Rebecca Ruth Gould.

02 October, 2023

US Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal apologising for ‘hurt’ caused for calling Israel a racist state is a symptom of the silencing of Palestine solidarity under the guise of fighting antisemitism. This undermines free speech, argues Rebecca Ruth Gould.

09 August, 2023