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Posts Tagged: MESA

January 3, 2018 1:53 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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,...


Report Details Scope of Persecution in the Cradle of Christianity

JNS.org - While Christianity traces its birthplace to the Middle East, that region has been arguably the most hostile area for...

Financial Desperation Leads ISIS to Sell Its Own Coins Online

Facing financial setbacks, the Islamic State (ISIS) is turning to more unorthodox methods for raising money: selling its own currency...

Hamas, Islamic Jihad and Israel Make Up Gaza’s ‘Unsolvable Equation’

JNS.org - A Hamas cease-fire with Israel is being undermined by the activities of...


US Ambassador to Israel Sends Condolences to Family of Rabbi Killed in Terr...

JNS.org - US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman on Monday sent a letter of condolence to the family of Rabbi Raziel...


Israel’s Year-to-Year Inflation Rises for Fourth Straight Month

Israel's year-on-year inflation rate rose for the fourth straight month in December, to 0.4 percent, data from the Central Bureau of Statistics showed on Monday. The consumer price index had risen...

Middle East

Palestinian Leader Abbas’ Attack on Zionism Cites Late Egyptian Intel...

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas's angry speech on Sunday castigating the US and Israel drew on the work of an Egyptian academic...