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Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME) is not-for-profit [501 (C) (3)], grass-roots community of scholars who have united to promote honest, fact-based, and civil discourse, especially in regard to Middle East issues. We believe that ethnic, national, and religious hatreds, including anti-Semitism and anti-Israelism, have no place in our institutions, disciplines, and communities. We employ academic means to address these issues.

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The Impact of Covid-19 on the American Jewish Community

Jack Wertheimer is professor of American Jewish history at the Jewish Theological Seminary. He writes about religious, communal and educational developments in American Jewish life since 1945. His most recent book is The New American Judaism: How Jews Practice Their…

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Let’s Be Reasonable: A Conservative Case for Liberal Education

Jonathan Marks teaches political philosophy at Ursinus College. Marks has published on modern and contemporary political philosophy in journals like the American Political Science Review, the Journal of Politics, the Journal of American Political Science, and the Review of Politics.…

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BDS Monitor Live – Jan 19, 2021

The year 2021 has begun with unprecedented political upheaval in the US. The widespread deplatforming and cancellation that has resulted in effect extends campus ‘safety’ culture on to society as a whole. The BDS movement has also capitalized by renewing…

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United Under One Umbrella, SPME and ASMEA Combine Forces

Washington, D.C. (January 12, 2021) Dr. Norman “Noam” Stillman, chairman of the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA), announced today that the organization is formalizing its collaboration with Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME).…

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Israel’s Separate Peace

Clifford D. May is the founder and president of FDD, a nonpartisan policy institute focusing on national security created immediately following the 9/11/01 attacks on the United States. Under his leadership, FDD has become one of the nation’s most highly…

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BDS Monitor Live – Dec 8, 2020

The fall 2020 semester concludes with the BDS movement in flux. The Trump Administration has changed the global geopolitical setting for BDS while the prospective Biden Administration is marginalizing its progressive advocates. But campus and local politics continue to be…

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