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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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Combating Anti-Semitism in a Polarized World

Elan S. Carr serves as the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism. As Special Envoy, he advises the Secretary of State and is responsible for directing U.S. policies and projects aimed at countering anti-Semitism throughout the world. Prior to…

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Europe and Israel: A dysfunctional relationship

Prof. Gerald M. Steinberg is professor emeritus of political science at Bar Ilan University, and founder-president of NGO Monitor, based in Jerusalem. He is a frequent oped writer and an analyst on Middle East issues in the international media. His…

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BDS Monitor Live – Aug 25, 2020

The summer of 2020 has seen unprecedented upheaval in the US and worldwide. After capitalizing on the coronavirus pandemic and the possibility of Israeli ‘annexation,’ the BDS movement continues to make electoral gains and expand its alliances with BLM, all…

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Annexation, is it in Israel’s National Interest?

Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen is a senior research fellow at the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies. Hacohen served in the IDF for 42 years, commanding troops in battle on the Egyptian and Syrian fronts. Was a Corps commander, and…

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