SPME Statements

Joint Statement on the misuse of Federal Funds under Title VI

Today a coalition of national organizations, including Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME) , issued the following statement concerning the issue of biased and highly politicized Middle East Studies programs funded under HEA Title VI.  The statement addresses…

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Israel’s War with Hamas Reinvigorates BDS Movement

In July and August 2014, Israel’s recent war with Hamas in Gaza created a massive upswing in worldwide Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) activity. Economic boycotts of Israel were the most obvious, together with massive anti-Israel, anti-Semitic demonstrations in the…

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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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