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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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“Deadly Exchange”- It’s time to speak out against anti-Zionists who seek to turn Blacks against Jews

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 29, 2019 at 6:00pm 12/29/2019 at 6:00pm

The recent spike in attacks on Jews in the greater New York City area follows a pattern that does not fit with the media portrayal of violence against Jews being solely a ‘white nationalist’ problem. All or almost all of the attacks were perpetrated by non-whites, including the deadly shooting in...

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Pompeo: Israeli ‘Settlements’ Not Illegal Under International Law

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 18, 2019 at 6:00pm 11/18/2019 at 6:00pm
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced a major policy shift on Monday by declaring that the United States no longer considers Israeli ‘settlements’ to be illegal under the international law. The statement reverses the U.S. State Department’s long-held policy that regarded Israeli ‘settlements’ in the region of Judea and Samaria, also...

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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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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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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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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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Get Morning Insurrection Delivered Straight to Your Inbox

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 7:00am 4/9/2019 at 7:00am

We started the Morning Insurrection newsletter in 2014. It’s our daily, weekday newsletter that shows up directly in your inbox around 7 AM. Exclusive author content with a more personal bent, straight to the point, other important announcements — you’ll find them all in Morning Insurrection.

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National Black Law Enforcement group backs Georgia-Israel police exchange program

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 8:00pm 2/24/2019 at 8:00pm
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The National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) and the Georgia Council on American Indian Concerns (GCOAIC) have issued statements condemning the virulently anti-Israel and undeniably antisemitic campaign known as “Deadly Exchange”.

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Our Dishonest Media Week at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 8:00am 1/27/2019 at 8:00am
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Not only did the media lie about the Covington students…

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Durham rejects recommendation to revise anti-Israel police policy

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 14, 2019 at 9:00am 1/14/2019 at 9:00am
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Last week Durham, North Carolina’s Human Relations Commission (HRC) disappointed the vast majority of the city’s Jewish community by rejecting a draft proposal that had urged city officials to remove reference to Israel from their April 2018 ‘Statement by Durham City Council...

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Legal Insurrection Authors Predict the Future

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 7:00am 1/2/2019 at 7:00am
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It’s that time of year again! Time for us to peer into the deep beyond, pensively, with furrowed brows, and jot down our predictions for the new year.

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Georgia police groups slam Jewish Voice for Peace’s antisemitic “Deadly Exchange” campaign

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at 7:30pm 1/1/2019 at 7:30pm

Two professional associations of police leaders and chief law enforcement officers in Georgia have condemned the virulently anti-Israel and undeniably antisemiticDeadly Exchange” campaign.

That campaign, led by ‘Jewish Voice for Peace’, falsely blames Israel and American Jewish organizations, including the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), for U.S. domestic police practices and problems in...

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