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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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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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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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.

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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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