SPME Statements

If You Want to Change the Campus Culture, Look to the Faculty

A number of articles have been written about a new organization that is going to work with faculty to address problems on campus related to Israel and the treatment of Jewish students. While the group understandably wants to present itself…

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Academics Call for a Stop to Boycott Votes of Israel

Scholars for Peace in the Middle East, The Academic Council for Israel, The American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise, Stand With Us and the Louis D. Brandeis Center issued a statement in advance of the shocking vote to expected to pass, to boycott Israeli…

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Unacceptable statement of principles

Dear Board of Regents, We are writing to express our extreme disappointment and outrage over the proposed Statement of Principles Against Intolerance that you will be considering at your upcoming meeting. As you know, in the wake of unprecedented and…

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SPME Mourns the Loss of Robert Wistrich

Prof. Robert Wistrich – Credit timesofisrael.com It is with great sadness that SPME mourns the loss of our friend and colleague Robert Wistrich who died suddenly on Tuesday in Rome. Robert was the Neuburger Professor of European and Jewish history at the Hebrew University…

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LDB & SPME Urge Connecticut College Re: Andrew Pessin

May 11, 2015, Washington, D.C.: This morning, the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law (LDB) (www.brandeiscenter.com) and Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME) (www.spme.org) have joined together to express concern over hate and bias at…

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