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Prof. Miriam Elman in WaPo: Move U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, for peace sake

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 30, 2016 at 4:00pm 12/30/2016 at 4:00pm
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Last week I was invited by an editor of The Washington Post’s Monkey Cage blog to contribute an article focusing on the issues surrounding president-elect Donald Trump’s pledge to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

The article, “

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Ben Edelman Apologizes, Society Still Loses (UPDATED)

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 12:00pm 12/11/2014 at 12:00pm

Harvard Business School professor Ben Edelman has apologized amid backlash from his private-made-public harassment of Boston-are Sichuan Garden manager Ran Duan.

Edelman made headlines after lambasting Duan over a $4 overcharge on his Chinese takeout order. After realizing that the menu prices posted online differed from what he was charged by...

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Linda Sarsour is only the 2nd Most Inappropriate speaker at New School antisemitism event

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 7:30pm 11/21/2017 at 7:30pm

The New School, a liberal Manhattan-based university, has garnered considerable controversy over a program on antisemitism that’s currently scheduled for Tuesday, November 28. The program is titled Antisemitism and the Struggle for Justice and it is designed to promote a book by Jewish Voice for Peace of a similar name.

Criticism of the...

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Jameis Winston Under NFL Investigation for Allegedly Groping Uber Driver

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 17, 2017 at 5:30pm 11/17/2017 at 5:30pm
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The NFL has started an investigation over allegations that Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston groped a female Uber driver in 2016. BuzzFeed News reported:

A letter, viewed by BuzzFeed News, was sent from the NFL’s special counsel for investigations, Lisa Friel, to the Uber driver on Thursday. “The League has been...

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New Palestinian Authority textbooks teach “martyrdom as a life goal”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 5:00pm 11/12/2017 at 5:00pm

For years we’ve been covering incitement on the part of the Palestinian Authority (PA) and its failure to prepare Palestinian society for a resolution of the conflict via non-violent means.

The PA is viewed by the West as the ‘moderate’ Palestinian body and Israel’s supposed ‘partner for peace’, but as we’ve repeatedly...

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Legal Insurrection Authors Discuss Trump’s One Year Winaversary

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 5:00pm 11/8/2017 at 5:00pm
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A year ago today, Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton, winning a tax payer-funded extended trip to the White House.

As we do on such occasions, our authors have shared their thoughts and analysis on Trump’s first year. For some, today is a celebration of Trump’s victory. For others, it marks a...

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Temporary Israeli victory at UNESCO: Vote on latest anti-Israeli resolution delayed

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 3:30pm 11/5/2017 at 3:30pm

In a number of recent posts, we’ve been covering the Palestinian effort at UNESCO to erase the Jewish connection to Jerusalem, Hebron and other historical sites in Judea and Samaria (the West Bank).

As we’ve discussed, since 2011 when the UN body recognized Palestine as a state, Palestinian officials have undertaken what...

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Balfour Declaration Centennial Celebration of Jewish Sovereignty in the Jewish Homeland

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 8:30am 11/2/2017 at 8:30am

Today—November 2, 2017—Great Britain, Israel, Zionist Jews across the planet and their supporters, will commemorate and celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, a major milestone in the international community’s recognition of the Jewish people’s right to self-determination in the land of Israel.

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Trump appoints attorney who combats campus antisemitism to key civil rights post

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 27, 2017 at 4:00pm 10/27/2017 at 4:00pm
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New study: how anti-Israel faculty increase campus antisemitism

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 11:30am 10/24/2017 at 11:30am
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For a number of years we’ve been documenting anti-Israel activism on U.S. college campuses, carried out by student groups like Students for Justice in Palestine.

In these prior posts we’ve described many instances when this virulent anti-Israelism has crossed over the line into blatant anti-Jewish animus, including at schools like Vassar, Oberlin, ...

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New UVA Program Pairs Politically Diverse Students for Lunch Dates

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 16, 2017 at 1:30pm 10/16/2017 at 1:30pm
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This actually sounds like a good idea. When people get to know each other, they’re more likely to be respectful despite differences.

The Daily Caller reports:

UVA Initiative Pairs Politically Diverse Students For Lunch Dates

Students will pair students of different political persuasions for lunch or coffee dates for a University of Virginia student...

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Massachusetts public school assignment simulates Hajj to Mecca

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 10:00am 10/15/2017 at 10:00am

A recently published monograph by the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting (CAMERA) offers a sobering example of how biased teaching materials about the Arab-Israeli conflict and the history and practice of Islam were used for years...

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Trump Will Decertify Iran Nuclear Deal, Kicking it Back to Congress

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 13, 2017 at 12:45pm 10/13/2017 at 12:45pm
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President Trump spoke at 12:45 EDT to discuss his plans for the Obama-crafted Iran nuclear deal.

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Reem’s Oakland Bakery Drops Lawsuit to Silence Protests Against Mural of Terrorist Rasmea Odeh

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 10:19pm 10/10/2017 at 10:19pm

Reem’s bakery in Oakland, CA, prominently displays a full-wall mural of Rasmea Odeh, who recently was deported for immigration fraud.

Rasmea is the former military member of the terrorist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine who was convicted in Israel in 1970 of the 1969 supermarket bombing that killed two Hebrew...

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Anti-Israel FAKE HISTORY “Nakba Tour” scheduled throughout U.S., Canada

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 8:00pm 10/7/2017 at 8:00pm

Now in its second consecutive year, the Nakba Tour is a speaking event that brings several Palestinian women registered as refugees in Lebanon to university, church, and other community venues across North America.

The talks rightly highlight the many overwhelming challenges that Palestinians face in Lebanon, including the denial of basic civil...

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Mizzou Reportedly Hired PR Firm to Handle Damage Control

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 25, 2017 at 10:30am 9/25/2017 at 10:30am

Whatever the PR firm did, it wasn’t very effective. Enrollment is way down.

The College Fix reported:

Report: University of Missouri quietly hired PR firm to quell its ‘perception crisis’

Despite slashing its public relations and Washington DC lobbying offices, as well as its social media team in the midst of financial crisis following...

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New Report: Anti-Israel activism on campuses more “aggressive, sophisticated”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 6:10pm 9/24/2017 at 6:10pm
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The Israel on Campus Coalition (ICC), a national organization that supports pro-Israel and Zionist students on university campuses, has released a new report that summarizes the findings from nearly 1200 anti-Israel activities that took place...

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