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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Demonization: Durham NC City Council bans police exchanges with Israel

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Posted by    Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 7:30pm 4/22/2018 at 7:30pm
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Last week Durham, North Carolina became the first American city to align a municipal public policy with the agenda of the anti-Israel fringe organization Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), which falsely blames Israel and American Jewish groups for instances of police violence against blacks in the U.S....

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Group plans to infiltrate Jewish summer camps to turn campers against Israel

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Posted by    Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 7:30pm 4/8/2018 at 7:30pm

In the saturated arena of anti-Israel political activism in the U.S., the once little-known Washington D.C.-based organization IfNotNow (INN) is catapulting its way to the forefront of the pack.

In one of its boldest moves, IfNotNow is planning to train camp counselors to “teach” campers at Jewish summer camps about the Israeli...

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Silencing History: U.S. University Publishers Shun Book “Ending the Deir Yassin Myth”

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Posted by    Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 7:30pm 3/18/2018 at 7:30pm

Why have American academic presses rejected a book manuscript by Dr. Eliezer Tauber, a former dean and highly-regarded Israeli history professor at Bar-Ilan University’s Department of Middle Eastern Studies?

Tauber is an award-winning and prolific expert on the early phases of the Arab-Israeli conflict. By all accounts, his latest book about the...

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Sen. Todd Young: Palestinian Authority-supplied textbooks for UNRWA schools “promote violence and support martyrdom”

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Posted by    Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 7:30pm 3/4/2018 at 7:30pm
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On Tuesday February 27 Senator Todd Young (R-IN) expressed outrage over the schoolbooks used by UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency) to teach free-of-charge basic education to the children of Palestinians designated as refugees across the West Bank, Gaza, east Jerusalem, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon.

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Islamist Supremacy at Temple Mount: US Congressmen detained after falsely accused of praying

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Posted by    Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 11:30am 2/25/2018 at 11:30am

United States lawmakers Scott R. Tipton (R-Colo) and David B. McKinley (R-W.Va) were stopped and questioned by Israeli police on the morning of February 22nd while they were visiting the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.

According to media reports of the incident (see, for example, here and here), Tipton and McKinley were detained...

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Hezbollah used mentally ill Lebanese man to probe Israeli border and electric fences

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Posted by    Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 6:30pm 2/17/2018 at 6:30pm

On Tuesday February 13 the Israeli army repatriated a mentally unstable Lebanese man after he infiltrated Israel by crossing the border fence over the weekend.

According to multiple Israeli media reports, the Lebanese national was detained after allegedly being coerced by members of the Hezbollah terror group, who threatened to have him...

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CAMERA unveils “Times Line” — Exposing biased NY Times coverage against Israel

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Posted by    Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 7:00pm 2/11/2018 at 7:00pm
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The Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA) is an international media-monitoring organization that was founded back in 1982 to promote more accurate, balanced, and complete coverage of Israel and the Middle East.

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Study: Over one-third of Palestinian terrorists freed in 2011 hostage deal returned to terror

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 5:00pm 1/30/2018 at 5:00pm
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According to recent Israeli security assessments, more than a third (420 out of 1,027) of the terrorists released in a November 2011 swap for captive soldier Gilad Schalit have gone back to planning terror attacks.

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UNICEF: Another UN Agency corrupted by anti-Israel politics

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Posted by    Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 8:00pm 1/14/2018 at 8:00pm
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ISIS, Al Qaeda, the Taliban, and Boko Haram justifiably appear on the UN’s list of grave violators of children’s rights in conflict zones. But UNICEF is also spearheading a campaign to have Israel’s military included on this blacklist, which could lead to Security Council sanctions if successful.

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European nations start cutting funds to pro-BDS pro-terror Palestinian NGOs

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Posted by    Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 1:15pm 12/28/2017 at 1:15pm
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For years, virulently anti-Israel, and in some cases even antisemitic, Palestinian non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have been playing a successful con game in Europe.

They’ve presented themselves to foreign donors as paragons of virtue worthy of financial support, while funneling their money into anti-Israel demonization campaigns, youth programming and infrastructure that glorifies violence,...

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Palestinians exploit Christmas for anti-Trump protests

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Posted by    Sunday, December 24, 2017 at 9:30am 12/24/2017 at 9:30am
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The Palestinian leadership has responded furiously to President Trump’s December 6th official recognition of the obvious reality that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.

Over the past several weeks, there’ve been heated denunciations, some of which trafficked in ugly antisemitic tropes and canards; the usual Hamas-incited “days of rage”; calls for demonstrations...

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Action Alert: Anti-Israel Lobby intensifies campaign against nomination of anti-Semitism scholar Ken Marcus

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Posted by    Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 8:00pm 12/17/2017 at 8:00pm

Last week the U.S. Senate’s Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee concluded its hearings regarding the confirmation of Kenneth L. Marcus, President Trump’s pick for the position of Assistant Secretary of Education for Civil Rights.

We noted in a post back in October, when the White House first announced the nomination,...

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The Linda-Sarsourization of Feminism: Anti-Israel BDS an “Intersectional Feminist” 1st Date Requirement

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 10:00am 12/12/2017 at 10:00am

For some years we’ve been reporting about how Jews are being ostracized, intimidated and even physically assaulted based on their identification with Israel.

As we’ve documented, on some college and university campuses, the harassing conduct of anti-Israel and pro-BDS (boycott, divestment, and sanctions) groups is so severe and persistent that it’s starting...

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Jewish Refugee Day: Recognizing the 850,000 Jewish Refugees from Arab and Muslim Lands

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Posted by    Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 2:30pm 11/30/2017 at 2:30pm
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Today Israel marks a national day to remember the departure and expulsion of Jews from Arab countries and Iran.

The commemorative day, which was designated by Israel’s legislative body three years ago, comes as a belated recognition of the collective traumas experienced by between 850,000 to 1 million Jews who were expelled...

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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.

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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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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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