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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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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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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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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RIP American Navy Pilot Mitchell Flint: Israel’s 1948 War Hero

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 5:30pm 9/20/2017 at 5:30pm
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Mitchell Flint, a former U.S. Navy fighter pilot during World War II who later became a founding member of Israel’s legendary first fighter squadron and flew dozens of missions on behalf of the fledgling Jewish state during its 1948 War of Independence, died of natural causes on Saturday (September 16) at...

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UK study confirms what we knew: Strong link between anti-Israel and antisemitic views

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Posted by    Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 6:30pm 9/17/2017 at 6:30pm
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A joint report released last week by the Institute of Jewish Policy Research (JPR), a London-based think tank, and the Community Security Trust (CST), the communal Jewish defense body in the UK, found an “unambiguous association” between antisemitic and anti-Israel attitudes in Britain.

The report—an in-depth investigation and analysis of animus toward...

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Rockefeller Brothers Fund finances Jewish Voice for Peace as it launches new anti-Israel campaign

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Posted by    Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 6:30pm 9/10/2017 at 6:30pm
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Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) is an anti-Israel extremist group that enables, legitimizes and mainstreams antisemitism by providing a façade and veneer of Jewish legitimacy for the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement.

As we’ve highlighted in

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Parents of Murdered U.S. Teen Appeal to Public for Help in Extraditing Terrorist from Jordan

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Posted by    Sunday, August 27, 2017 at 7:00pm 8/27/2017 at 7:00pm

Frimet and Arnold Roth’s 15-year-old daughter Malki was murdered in the August 9, 2001 Hamas terror attack at a busy Sbarro’s Pizzeria in the center of Jerusalem.

Now they’re requesting the public’s help in their effort to bring Ahlam Ahmad Al-Tamimi, the mastermind of the heinous crime, to justice in a U.S....

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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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