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June 12, 2018 1:05 pm
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No Surprise That MESA Opposes the ‘Anti-Semitism Awareness Act’

Why does the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) -- a nonprofit academic organization that says it commends efforts to “combat discrimination and harassment against Jewish,...

January 3, 2018 1:53 pm
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Middle East Studies Association (as Usual) Singles Out Israel for Attack, Excuses Palestinian Perfidy

The Middle East Studies Association gave up all pretense of being a scholarly organization when it was taken over by the followers of Edward Said...

December 26, 2017 11:46 am
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The Middle East Studies Association Is Fundamentally Anti-Zionist

The room at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, DC, was overflowing for a special session billed as “Thinking Palestine Intersectionally.” The audience filled the seats,...

December 21, 2017 10:54 am
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Middle East Studies Association Panel Reserves Outrage Only for Israel

Israel Studies are rarely centerstage at annual conferences of the Middle East Studies Association (MESA); but when they are, one can be certain that they’ll be the...

March 29, 2017 8:44 am
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Scholars: Middle Eastern Studies Association’s Vote to Remove Self-Description as ‘Non-Political’ Indicates It’s Preparing to Pass Anti-Israel Boycott Resolution

A renowned American-Israel historian told The Algemeiner on Tuesday that the vote earlier this month by members of a US academic society to remove the term "non-political"...

November 15, 2016 7:16 am
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Middle East Studies Professors Back Antisemitic BDS Campaign

The renowned Middle East scholar Bernard Lewis once observed that Middle East Studies programs have been distorted by “a degree of thought control and limitations...

October 13, 2016 11:18 am
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Middle East Studies Group Once Again Demonstrates Anti-Israel Agenda

It's only to be expected. For more than two decades, my colleagues and I at the Middle East Forum (MEF) have criticized the decline of Middle East studies programs. Now,...

Culture

Yeshiva University Grad Writes Book to Help Children Understand Death

What should parents tell their children when a loved one dies? It’s a...

New England Patriots Star Shares Western Wall Photo With Jewish High Holidays Message

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman posted pictures of himself in Israel, including...

Features

A Look at the Candidates to Become Jerusalem’s Next Mayor

JNS.org - The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wanted to uproot and replant a tree...

Faith and Fasting: A Look at the Practice Ahead of Yom Kippur

JNS.org - Fasting is the most commonly known Yom Kippur ritual. According to a 2016 Pew survey, 40% of American...

A New Generation of Galvanized Young Jews Fight Antisemitism on Campus

JNS.org - IfNotNow (INN) has a plan. It’s determined, according to its website, to...

World

Trump, Iran’s Rouhani Exchange Threats, Insults on UN’s World S...

US President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani exchanged taunts at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday with...

Israel

Netanyahu Says Israel Will Continue Syria Operations to Prevent Iranian Ent...

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that Israel would continue to carry out military operations in Syria, issuing the...

Middle East

Iran Revolutionary Guards Threaten to Avenge Military Parade Attack

Iran's Revolutionary Guards vowed on Sunday to wreak "deadly and unforgettable" vengeance for a shooting attack on a military parade that killed 25 people, including 12 of their comrades, and...

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