Those "mid-east" studies departments a stoked with anti-Israel professors, Jew haters and holocaust deniers. The "scholarly" papers that come out of those groups are usually "revisionist" history, usually coming up with some way to claim that there was never a Jew in the holy land. Now the Universities are taking a new tact to show that the Middle East Studies departments are not loaded with anti-Semites...hire a Jew. But their token Jew is usually the "Norman Finkelstein type. In the interest of fairness and diversity, the Universities are hiring the self-hating, Israel-bashing Jews to round out their Middle East Studies rouges galleries:
In Academia, Hiring Token Jews
by Asaf Romirowsky
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict long ago spilled over into America's departments of Middle East studies. In an attempt to appear balanced in the face of charges of anti-Israel biases, some departments or programs of Middle East studies have added Israeli scholars to their ranks—a move that at first glance appears welcome....