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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 Woke Industry, Two Views

A new ideology has emerged from the progressive Left in America. Often described as anti-racism or “wokeness,” this ideology proposes that structural racism is at the heart of America’s inequities, the only truly fundamental American characteristic and its most important one.…

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BDS Monitor Live – Sep 13, 2021

The fall 2021 semester begins with pushback against teacher’s unions supporting BDS but with the continued threat from ‘ethnic studies’ and ‘critical race theory’ curricula at the K-12 and university levels. And while BDS on campus ramps up, the failure…

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Queering Anti-Zionism: LGBT and the BDS Movement

Corinne E. Blackmer is a Professor of English and Judaic Studies at Southern Connecticut State University. She is the author of numerous books and articles on everything from opera and modern Israeli literature to modernism and Jewish women’s poetry, fiction,…

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Europe’s blind spot regarding Terrorism

Olga Deutsch serves as vice president of an Israeli applied research institute NGO Monitor. She brings extensive experience in international politics, Europe Israel relations with particular emphasis on international development and humanitarian aid and civil society. Deutsch is an expert…

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Cancel Culture and Higher Ed

William A. Jacobson is a Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Securities Law Clinic at Cornell Law School. He is a 1981 graduate of Hamilton College and a 1984 graduate of Harvard Law School. Prior to joining the…

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