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Dr. Asaf Romirowsky is the Executive Director of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME) and a fellow at the Middle East Forum. Romirowsky is co-author of Religion, Politics, and the Origins of Palestine Refugee Relief.

ARTICLES BY: Asaf Romirowsky


February 11, 2020 9:56 am
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If You Will It, It Is No Dream… but Only on Our Terms

In his address to the Zionist Congress in London on August 2, 1900, Theodor Herzl said: Zionism demands a publicly recognized and legally secured home in...

November 6, 2019 7:42 am
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An Open Letter to UMass Professors Who Support BDS

Below is an open letter to the faculty members who signed a pro-BDS letter to University of Massachusetts Amherst Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy: We do not know...

October 29, 2019 6:51 am
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Netanyahu and Gantz Need to Learn the Hebrew Word ‘Mamlachtiut’

Israelis are a cynical bunch, yet they have a specific term for putting one’s own interests aside for the greater good -- a fact that...

August 30, 2019 11:16 am
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The Tlaib-Omar Show Was a BDS Masterstroke

It is a great and quintessentially Israeli irony that Arab members of the Knesset have repeatedly proposed establishing an official Nakba Day -- in other...

June 18, 2019 6:26 am
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Lessons From Israel’s First US Ambassador

After the slanderous assaults on American Jews and Israel by Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) and Ilhan Omar (D-MN), there was a slew of condemnations from...

February 13, 2019 8:13 am
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The New Religion of Anti-Zionism

Being anti-Israeli is the modern face of antisemitism. And it is just as toxic. Anti-Israelism is also a modern-day religion, in that it demands unquestioning...

October 12, 2018 10:58 am
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Antisemitism Spreads in the United States

In his 1940 film "The Ghost Breakers," Bob Hope finds himself in Cuba facing a strange menace -- zombies. An acquaintance explains, “A zombie has no...

April 10, 2017 5:30 pm
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The Fight for Zion

For American Jews, Zionism has become a source of debate, controversy, embarrassment and guilt, as they try to come to terms with the activities of...

March 6, 2017 7:46 am
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A Quaker Education — Against Israel

Unwittingly, the Friends’ Central School, a well-regarded Quaker establishment in Pennsylvania, has once again come under fire for its ties to the boycott, divestment and...

November 22, 2015 7:28 am
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In the Middle East, ‘The Tail Wags the Dog’ (REVIEW)

Blaming the West has become the most pervasive method of teaching for many Middle East studies departments, which are becoming the heart of pop-culture academia....

November 17, 2015 7:59 am
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Steven Salaita: The BDS Movement’s Favorite Martyr

Steven Salaita, whose anti-Zionist/Semitic tweets and uncivil rants cost him a position at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), used a recent appearance in Philadelphia to portray himself...

August 10, 2015 10:51 am
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The Iran Nuclear Deal Will Destroy Any ‘Stability’ in the Middle East

Traditionally, American Presidents and policymakers have strived to create and maintain stability with their Middle East allies. Yet now with the Iran deal we have...

May 10, 2015 11:18 am
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Combating BDS

Combating BDS requires a deep understanding of the movement, its funding, organizational architecture, and the plethora of Jewish and Muslim NGOs who fund-raise and train on...

March 29, 2015 3:51 pm
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Israelis Still Want Peace – the Right Peace

Prior to the Israeli elections, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu came under fire for securing his right-wing base when he stated, "I think that anyone who is...

Culture

Mexican-Jewish Dance Group Showcases New Choreography Planned for Cancelled Festival

The Mexican-Jewish folk ensemble Anajnu Veatem shared on YouTube over the weekend new...

Jerusalem Orchestra Members Perform Virtual Concert From Homes in Israel, New York

The Jerusalem Orchestra East & West did a virtual performance last week to...

‘Hamilton’ Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda Flaunts His Hebrew on Twitter

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator and star of the hit Broadway musical "Hamilton," showed...

Israel

Israelis Told to Wear Face Masks in Public, Mark Religious Holidays With Cl...

All Israelis should wear face masks while in public as a precaution against the coronavirus, and upcoming Jewish, Muslim and Christian...

Middle East

Trump Warns Iran Against Possible ‘Sneak Attack’ on US in Iraq

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that Iran or its proxies planned a sneak attack on American targets in Iraq, and warned they would pay a "very heavy price" but gave...

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