Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Tony Kushner contacted The Observer earlier this afternoon to respond to an earlier post about the CUNY board of directors nixing a decision by the John Jay faculty to award him an honorary degree after one board member alleged that Kushner had “anti-Israel” views.
Kushner passed along a letter that he has Read More
The City University of New York cancelled plans to award an honorary degree to playwright Tony Kushner after a board member objected to his “anti-Israel” views.
According to The Jewish Week, board member Jeffrey S. Wiesenfeld raised objections about the possibility that Kushner could be given a chance to speak at the graduation ceremony. Read More