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  • November 25, 2015|

    Job Announcement: MEF Research Assistant

    The Middle East Forum, a research institute based in Philadelphia, seeks a part-time (about 20 hours/week) who will mainly focus on the Islamist Watch Project. Responsibilities of the Research Assistant: Tracking activities of Islamist groups –

  • October 21, 2015|

    Mufti Advised Hitler on Holocaust, Says Middle East Forum Scholar

    Noted Middle East Forum scholar Dr. Wolfgang G. Schwanitz responds to criticism of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Schwanitz, a leading expert on ties between Nazis and Islamists, says al-Hajj Amin al-Husaini was instrumental in the...

  • October 08, 2015|

    The Middle East Forum Defeats Tehran's Unofficial D.C. Lobby

    PHILADELPHIA – October 8, 2015 – The Middle East Forum's Legal Project announces a victory over Tehran's unofficial American lobby, the National Iranian American Council (NIAC). The Legal Project helped fund the legal case that culminated in the U.S.

  • September 29, 2015|

    Job Announcement: Washington Project Director

    The Middle East Forum (MEF), a research institute based in Philadelphia with an annual budget of $4 million, seeks a full-time, Washington, DC-based government relations and advocacy professional to lead its efforts to educate policy and opinion...

  • May 11, 2015|

    Gregg Roman Appointed MEF Director

    PHILADELPHIA – May 11, 2015 – The Middle East Forum is pleased to announce the appointment of Gregg Roman as its director. Amy Shargel, who currently serves in this position, will become head of special projects. Mr. Roman will direct the Forum's

  • May 06, 2015|

    "Jihad Intel" Launched by the Middle East Forum

    Philadelphia – May 6, 2015 – The Middle East Forum announces Jihad Intel, a project to provide U.S. law enforcement with detailed information on violent Islamist groups. Jihad Intel,, gives police tools to identify

  • March 24, 2015|

    Middle East Forum Appoints Counselor and Associate Counselor

    PHILADELPHIA – March 24, 2015 – The Middle East Forum announces two personnel changes. Marc Fink, who has been with the Forum for three years as director of Islamist Watch, following a career in law and politics, has been promoted to the position of

  • March 10, 2015|

    Job Announcement: Director of the Middle East Forum

    The Middle East Forum (MEF), a research institute based in Philadelphia with an annual budget of $4 million, seeks a full-time, resident director who functions as the chief administrative officer. Responsibilities of the Director Management Oversee