Elah Feder
Elah Feder completed her master’s in evolutionary biology in 2007. She is now a podcaster, writer, and environmental activist.

Entries by Elah Feder

The Problem With Fighting Anti-Semitism

(1) Comments | Posted October 5, 2011 | 8:57 AM

In September the Canadian government became the first to sign the Ottawa Protocol on Combating Antisemitism, a fact applauded by many Jewish groups. But I'm not sure they should be so pleased.

Yes, there are issues with the Protocol's position on anti-Israel discourse, but those have been...

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Why We Environmentalists Are Hypocrites

(29) Comments | Posted September 21, 2011 | 9:18 AM

A few days ago I interviewed a former smoker. She asked that I protect her identity, and though I agreed, she was still very reluctant to discuss her old habit. Why the secrecy? "Sheila" has built a career in the U.S. on anti-smoking advocacy. Before she quit, she would start...

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