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avatar Max Samarov and Shahar Azani
Shahar Azani is Executive Director of StandWithUs Northeast. Max Samarov is Senior Director of Research at StandWithUs. His focus is Israel, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and the discourse about these issues on North American campuses.

ARTICLES BY: Max Samarov and Shahar Azani

January 16, 2017 9:22 am

Who’s Really Behind the Academic Boycott Against Israel?

One of the main challenges to hopes for peace in the Middle East is the campaign to boycott and isolate Israel, the only true democracy...


New York Times Amends Palestinian Terrorist Barghouti’s Op-Ed Amid Outcry - A day after convicted Palestinian terrorist Marwan Barghouti wrote a New York...


US Justice Department Charges Teen Over JCC Bomb Threats - The US Justice Department filed criminal charges Friday against an Israeli-American teenager who is accused of making more than 150 bomb threats against Jewish institutions in early 2017, stoking...


Palestinian Teen Arrested After Stabbing, Wounding 4 in Tel Aviv Attack

Israeli police say an 18-year-old Palestinian stabbed and lightly wounded four people in Tel Aviv before being arrested. It remains unclear whether Sunday's attack was politically motivated.

Middle East

Israeli Army Strikes Syria After Three Mortars Hit Golan Heights

The IDF announced on Friday evening that it had attacked the sources of three mortars fired into the northern Golan Heights earlier that day. Friday afternoon, a mortar shell exploded in...