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Prof. Miriam Elman – 5th Anniversary at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 9:00pm 11/9/2019 at 9:00pm

September 17, 2014, changed my life forever.

I gave a speech in Syracuse, NY, for the Jewish Federation of Central New York about the anti-Israel movement on campus. I can’t find a video or audio of the appearance, but I remember one thing in particular.

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Prof. Miriam Elman appointed Executive Director of Academic Engagement Network

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 6:35pm 1/24/2019 at 6:35pm

Syracuse University Professor Miriam Elman has been covering the anti-Israel movement for Legal Insurrection since her first Guest Post on November 9, 2014. Since then, Miriam has published over 150 posts.

Wait, wut, we’re coming up on Miriam’s 5th Anniversary at LI next November?

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Congrats Prof. Miriam Elman: Algemeiner’s top 100 people “positively influencing Jewish life”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 8:00pm 9/15/2018 at 8:00pm

The Algemeiner “was founded in 1972 by famed journalist Gershon Jacobson as Der Algemeiner Journal and was originally published in Yiddish.” It’s now one of a core of “Jewish” publications, but unlike some leftist publications like The Forward, it’s more moderate in its politics.

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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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Big Sister Is Watching: Greta Thunberg Mural Looms Over San Francisco

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 10:00am 11/10/2019 at 10:00am
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We have covered the rapid deterioration of public health conditions in California, especially in the feces-strewn streets of San Francisco.

Instead of focusing on issues of sanitation, job creation, or at least ensuring there are more high school students than drug addicts in the city, activists have chosen to honor Swedish “climate...

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UNRWA Chief Suspended Amid Corruption Investigation

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 11:00am 11/7/2019 at 11:00am
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The head of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for “Palestinian Refugees” (UNRWA) has been suspended amid ongoing investigations into widespread corruption under his watch.

Internal investigations “revealed management issues which relate specifically to the (UNRWA) Commissioner-General” Pierre Krahenbuhl, a statement issued by the UN said on Wednesday.

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Prof. William A. Jacobson named to Algemeiner’s “Top 100 People Positively Influencing Jewish Life 2019”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 27, 2019 at 2:00pm 9/27/2019 at 2:00pm
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Congratulations to Prof. William A. Jacobson for being named to The Algemeiner’s Top 100 People Positively Influencing Jewish Life 2019. Today, September 27, 2019, The Algemeiner published its sixth annual list, saying:

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San Francisco residents line sidewalk with boulders to block homeless camps

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 8:38pm 9/25/2019 at 8:38pm
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California has returned to its “Wild West” roots, as individuals strive to civilize the coast using their wits and initiative.

Case-in-point: Residents of a San Francisco side street have trucked in boulders to discourage homeless camping near their homes.

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Social Justice Culture is Now Infiltrating the Study of Medicine

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 10:00am 9/17/2019 at 10:00am

When your life is on the line, will you really care how ‘woke’ your doctor is?

Dr. Stanley Goldfarb, formerly of the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine, writes at the Wall Street Journal:

Take Two Aspirin and Call Me by My Pronouns

The American College of Physicians says its mission is to...

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Holland and Belgium Freeze Funding to UNRWA Amid Major Corruption Scandal

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 1:00pm 8/1/2019 at 1:00pm
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The Netherlands and Belgium have joined Switzerland in freezing funds to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) amid reports of a major corruption and sexual misconduct scandal surrounding the organization.

The report included names of top UNRWA officials, such as Director-General Pierre Krähenbühl.

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San Francisco Weighing Plans for Forced Treatment of Mentally Ill Addicts

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 1, 2019 at 9:00am 7/1/2019 at 9:00am
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California Governor Gavin Newsom recently said (with a straight face) that “California was still the envy of the world” in response to the numerous California critics who brought up the homeless problem, feces and syringes in the streets, and rodents infecting people in city halls.

While Newsom drags his feet, some cities...

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Investigation: Anti-Israel groups plan disruption of Christians United for Israel Annual Summit

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 30, 2019 at 8:20pm 6/30/2019 at 8:20pm
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On July 7-9, 2019, the largest pro-Israel organization in the United States, Christians United For Israel (CUFI), will hold its annual Summit in Washington, D.C.  Thousands of CUFI attendees will gather inside the Walter E. Washington Convention Center to hear from speakers such as Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of...

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Report Suggests There is a Mental Health Crisis on College Campuses

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 10:00am 5/29/2019 at 10:00am

Anyone who pays attention to the unhinged behavior of some college students over the last couple of years will find this easy to believe.

NPR reports:

College Students (And Their Parents) Face A Campus Mental Health ‘Epidemic’

As colleges and universities across the country report an explosion of mental health problems, a new book...

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Taylor U. Student Starts ‘I Like Mike’ Campaign to Support Vice President Pence

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 1:30pm 5/11/2019 at 1:30pm
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The student is trying to show support for Pence in advance of his commencement speech at the school.

FOX News reports:

Taylor University student starts ‘I...

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Word Crimes: Left-wing Israel Studies faculty try to silence scholars deemed too pro-Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 8:00pm 5/2/2019 at 8:00pm

A fierce backlash was perhaps all but inevitable when a recently published special issue of the academic journal Israel Studies provided a powerful counterpoint to the incessant delegitimization of the world’s only Jewish state.

Under the title “Word Crimes: Reclaiming the Language of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict,” the volume (co-edited by Legal Insurrection contributor Professor...

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Did You Get a Tax Cut? Data Says Yes

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 15, 2019 at 11:00am 4/15/2019 at 11:00am
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Happy Tax Day! Unfortunately, the 16th Amendment still exists, which means everyone pays federal taxes. Today is the due date so you better get it in or else the IRS will come after you for the money they believe belongs to them.

But I digress. Remember that tax plan that passed in...

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