Confronting anti-Israel Indoctrination and BDS on Campus

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign (BDS) seeks to demonize and destroy the State of Israel. It is most prominent on college campuses throughout the West where radical activists aided by supportive faculty members propagandize against Israel, intimidate pro-Israel students…

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Fighting academic boycott efforts, one delegation at a time

Against the backdrop of Operation Protective Edge and at a time when Israel is back in the crossfire of human-rights criticism, a recent visit of seven US law-school deans and other top officials may help with future efforts to fight…

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Second Law Deans Mission to Israel announced by SPME and the AAJLJ

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  PHILADELPHIA—Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME) and the American Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists (AAJLJ) today announced its second Law Deans Mission to Israel. This year’s delegation includes: Dean Gail B. Agrawal (University of Iowa), Vice Provost Paul Schiff…

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Chicago-Kent, Loyola deans visit Israel

Standing atop a mountain in the Golan Heights area of Israel, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law Dean Harold J. Krent saw a scene unlike anything he had witnessed before. Overlooking the Israeli-occupied territory near Lebanon and Syria, Krent expected to…

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Israel’s Legality

From Turtle Bay to the halls of academia there is a growing movement to isolate and delegitimize the Jewish State. One of the favored tactics utilized by Israel’s detractors is to challenge Israel’s legitimacy by making “legal arguments” critical of…

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SPME Central PA Co-Sponsors Ambassador Michael Oren at Dickinson College

On Thursday March 29, Michael B. Oren, distinguished scholar and Israel Ambassador to the United States delivered an address, titled “Foreign Policy: Israel the Ultimate Ally” (, at at the Clarke Forum For Contemporary Issues at Dickinson College’s Rubendall Recital Hall,…

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