About: Miriam Elman

Miriam F. Elman is an associate professor of political science at the Maxwell School of Syracuse University, where she is a research director in the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration.




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Jewish Voice for Peace doubles-down on antisemitic “Deadly Exchange” Campaign

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Posted by    Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 8:00pm 8/10/2017 at 8:00pm

Jewish Voice for Peace, an anti-Israel organization which is a leading player in the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, has released an “updated” video for its “Deadly Exchange” campaign.

We wrote about JVP’s “Deadly Exchange” initiative in a prior post,

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Anti-Israel activists try to shut down protests over California bakery honoring Palestinian terrorist

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Posted by    Sunday, July 30, 2017 at 9:30am 7/30/2017 at 9:30am
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We’ve written before about convicted Palestinian terrorist Rasmea Odeh, a military member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) who murdered two university students, Edward Joffe and Leon Kanner, in 1969 when she put a bomb in a Jerusalem supermarket. She also unsuccessfully tried to bomb the...

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Case study: Biased curriculum on Israel and Islam in a Massachusetts school system

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Posted by    Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 7:00pm 7/23/2017 at 7:00pm

Anti-Israel propaganda is common on America’s college and university campuses. But as we’ve highlighted in a number of recent posts, this biased messaging appears to be filtering down into the U.S. public school system.

In 2015, we documented an effort to indoctrinate children in an Ithaca, NY 3rd grade classroom into becoming...

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Arab Terror Attack at Jerusalem Temple Mount Kills Two Policemen

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Posted by    Friday, July 14, 2017 at 3:00pm 7/14/2017 at 3:00pm

Shortly after 7:00 a.m. Friday, Israeli time, three Israeli Arab terrorists opened fire near the Temple Mount, killing two Israeli policemen, and then fled onto the Temple Mount where the attackers were killed by Israeli police.  The two policemen killed were Israeli Druze.

In dramatic video, one of the attackers “played dead”...

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With “Deadly Exchange” Campaign, Jewish Voice for Peace moves from enabling to promoting antisemitism

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Posted by    Sunday, July 9, 2017 at 9:00am 7/9/2017 at 9:00am

In dozens of posts we’ve highlighted how the anti-Zionist, non-Jewish group “Jewish Voice for Peace” (JVP) enables, legitimizes and mainstreams antisemitism by providing a seemingly Jewish cover for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) and similar movements.

But JVP isn’t merely an enabler of antisemitism. JVP also itself is a producer of...

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Amazon Removes Bestselling ‘Palestinian Ancient History’ Book Consisting of Blank Pages

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Posted by    Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 9:00am 7/2/2017 at 9:00am

For a century Palestinians have been denying and denigrating the Jewish people’s attachment to the Land of Israel even as they’ve been doubling-down on their own fictitious claims to ‘Palestine’ in antiquity and to family lineages in the Holy Land that predate that of the ancient Hebrews.

A former adjunct lecturer of Jewish history...

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Israeli Leftist Activist Under Investigation for Self-Confessed Beating of Palestinian

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Posted by    Friday, June 23, 2017 at 5:30pm 6/23/2017 at 5:30pm
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What happens when an Israeli leftist activist confesses publicly to beating a Palestinian in order to prove how bad Israel is?

In this case, described below, the activist finds himself the subject of an investigation because he either is lying to damage Israel, or telling the truth, in which case he’s a...

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Palestinians Launch New Bid to Usurp Jewish Holy Sites via UNESCO

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 2:30pm 6/20/2017 at 2:30pm

The Palestinian Authority (PA) is asking the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) World Heritage Committee to register the Old City of Hebron, including the Cave of...

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Six-Day War Day 6 — War Ends

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Posted by    Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 6:30pm 6/10/2017 at 6:30pm
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Note: This is the final in our daily re-created coverage of the Six-Day War, which ran from June 4. Prior posts: 50th Anniversary of Six-Day War: The Eve of WarSix-Day War Day 1 — War BeginsSix-Day War Day 2 — At the Gates of Jerusalem’s Old CitySix-Day War Day 3 — “The...

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Six-Day War Day 5 — Golan Heights are Captured

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Posted by    Friday, June 9, 2017 at 6:30pm 6/9/2017 at 6:30pm
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Note: This is the fifth in our daily re-created coverage of the Six-Day War, which will run through tomorrow (Saturday, June 10). Prior posts: 50th Anniversary of Six-Day War: The Eve of WarSix-Day War Day 1 — War Begins; Six-Day War Day 2 — At the Gates of Jerusalem’s Old City; 

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Six-Day War Day 4 — Egypt and Jordan Defeated

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Posted by    Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 8:30pm 6/8/2017 at 8:30pm
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Note: This is the third in our daily re-created coverage of the Six-Day War, which will run through Saturday, June 10. Prior posts: 50th Anniversary of Six-Day War: The Eve of WarSix-...

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Six-Day War Day 3 — “The Temple Mount is in Our Hands”

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 9:00pm 6/7/2017 at 9:00pm
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Note: This is the third in our daily re-created coverage of the Six-Day War, which will run through Saturday, June 10. Prior posts: 50th Anniversary of Six-Day War: The Eve of WarSix-Day War Day 1 — War Begins; Six-Day War Day 2: At the Gates of Jerusalem’s Old City.

Israel’s armed forces are ...

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Six-Day War Day 2 — At the Gates of Jerusalem’s Old City

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 9:00pm 6/6/2017 at 9:00pm
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Note: This is the second in our daily re-created coverage of the Six-Day War, which will run through Saturday, June 10. Prior posts: 50th Anniversary of Six-Day War: The Eve of WarSix-Day War Day 1 — War Begins.

Yesterday, a surprise aerial attack on the Egyptian Air Force set the stage for some ...

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Six-Day War Day 1 – War Begins

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Posted by    Monday, June 5, 2017 at 8:30pm 6/5/2017 at 8:30pm
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Note: This post is the first in our daily re-created coverage of the Six-Day War. Starting Monday June 5 and concluding on Saturday June 10, we will cover each night the war as the events happened in 1967.  For a prelude, see

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50th Anniversary of Six-Day War: The Eve of War

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Posted by    Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 8:30pm 6/4/2017 at 8:30pm
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Note: This post is a prelude to our daily re-created coverage of the Six Day War. Starting Monday, June 5, we will cover each night the war as the events happened in 1967.

The Six-Day War, the fiftieth anniversary of which takes places tomorrow on June 5, 2017, is “one of history’s...

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Another Ryerson Univ BDS Scandal: Jewish Student Prohibited from Placement with pro-Israel Toronto Jewish Agencies

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 11:30am 5/30/2017 at 11:30am

We’ve written before about Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada in connection to BDS and virulently anti-Israel activism crossing over into flagrant antisemitism and creating a toxic environment for Jews, Anti-Israel protest disrupts vote to support Holocaust Education Week at Ryerson U.

In that earlier post we highlighted how several groups of Ryerson...

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Jerusalem Day 2017 – Movie “In Our Hands” Brings Liberation of Jerusalem to Life

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 10:00am 5/24/2017 at 10:00am

Today (May 24th) is Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day).

The newest addition to the Jewish calendar and an Israeli national holiday, Jerusalem Day is held on the 28th day of the Hebrew month of Iyar—six weeks after the Passover seder and one week before the eve of the holiday of Shavuot.

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