“Who’s Afraid of Finkelstein?”

May 28, 2008

On Friday morning, the State of Israel refused to allow Prof. Norman Finkelstein, an American Jewish political scientist, to enter the country. Finkelstein was arrested at the airport and questioned by the Shin Bet security service for several hours. A day later, it became known that he had been banned from entering Israel for 10 years, for security reasons. Finkelstein managed to meet with a lawyer, who told him his chances of changing the decision were slim. When the Shin Bet decides that someone constitutes a security risk, the courts do not intervene.

Norman G. Finkelstein


One Response to ““Who’s Afraid of Finkelstein?””

  1. katman on May 29th, 2008 2:00 pm

    good cop, bad cop????