SPME Statements

Statement by Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME) Regarding Vassar College’s Recent Controversy Involving Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) and the International Studies (IS) Travel Class to Israel

  PHILADELPHIA, PA—Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME), a grass roots organization of over 30,000 academic members, expresses its great concern with recent events at Vassar College, growing out of a student and faculty response to the “International…

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Scholars for Peace in the Middle East Congratulate University of Michigan’s CSG on Defeating a BDS Resolution, But is Alarmed at the Virulent Anti-Semitism and Anti-Israelism Surrounding the Divestment Resolution Debate

After hours of discussion and debate, the Central Student Government (CSG) at the University of Michigan reversed the indefinite postponement of the BDS resolution and subsequently voted to not pass it during a 6-hour March 25th meeting in a 25-9 vote. During…

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A Call to Academics Worldwide to Join Nobel Laureates and University Presidents to Stand in Solidarity with Israeli Academics Facing Threats of Boycott

[emailpetition id=”9″] – Nobel Prize Laureates and University Presidents Signing This Statement Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov Nobel Prize – Physics Distinguished Scientist Argonne National Laboratory, USA Loren J. Anderson President Pacific Lutheran University Kenneth Arrow Nobel Prize-Economics Stanford University Lawrence S. Bacow President…

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