Writings by Alexander H. Joffe

Middle East Forum Blog
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AIPAC, Trump, and the Land of Shadows Medium.com March 23, 2016
Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
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The Tlaib-Omar Show, Controversial Curriculum SPME BDS Monitor August 28, 2019
The UN Agency for Palestinians Is Even Worse Than You Imagine The Wall Street Journal August 6, 2019
BDS Activists Police Israel Events, Normalize Antisemitism BDS Monitor May 29, 2019
A Memo to Jared Kushner on the 'Deal of the Century' BESA Center Perspectives May 12, 2019
Campus BDS Resolution Yield Mixed Results as Political Split Over BDS Expands SPME April 25, 2019
BDS on Campus Scores Victories but University Presidents Refuse to Boycott Israel SPME March 28, 2019
The Antisemitism Crisis in the Democratic Party BESA Center Perspectives March 20, 2019
The Failure of Palestinian Nationalism BESA Center Perspectives March 10, 2019
Israeli Report Shows BDS-Terror Connections as Progressive Democratic Support for BDS Expands SPME February 27, 2019
Americans' Two Conceptions of Israel BESA Center Perspectives February 19, 2019
Pushing Aside Jewish Concerns About BDS The Algemeiner January 31, 2019
The BDS Fight Boils Over on Campus and Elsewhere The Algemeiner January 7, 2019
Faculty-Administration Splits over BDS and 'Free Speech' Intensify as Campuses Are Split over BDS Resolution SPME January 2, 2019
Explaining the Trump Doctrine BESA Center Perspectives December 18, 2018
Supporting Faculty on Israel: Now More Than Ever BESA Center December 16, 2018
'Free Speech' Crisis Expands as Politicians, Universities, Edge Closer to BDS Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME) October 30, 2018
As US Cuts funding, UNRWA Employees Forced to Flee Gaza Washington Examiner October 11, 2018
The West's New Antisemitism Crisis: Why Right Now? BESA Center September 23, 2018
Palestinians, You Don't Have to Live Like a Refugee Wall Street Journal September 6, 2018
BDS Advocates Try to Split Jewish Community from Israel The Algemeiner August 1, 2018
Time to Rethink Our Attitudes to Middle East Refugees Tablet July 18, 2018
BDS: Connections to Terror and Poisoning Jewish Youth The Algemeiner July 3, 2018
Reframing the Middle Eastern and Palestinian Refugee Crises The Algemeiner March 14, 2018
Reframing the Middle Eastern and Palestinian Refugee Crises BESA Center March 13, 2018
A Rapid Descent Into Antisemitism The Algemeiner March 4, 2018
How Aid to Palestinians Hurts - Not Helps - the Peace Process Forward January 22, 2018
The U.N. Agency That Keeps Palestinians from Prospering The Wall Street Journal January 11, 2018
Palestinians and Internationalization: Means and Ends BESA Center Perspectives November 26, 2017
Europe's 'Red-Green Alliance': A Dystopian Scenario BESA Center Perspectives November 13, 2017
How the Quakers Became Champions of BDS Tablet November 10, 2017
BDS Hijacks Anti-Fascism on Campus; Mixed Scorecard on Political and International Fronts SPME BDS Monitor September 29, 2017
Palestinian Settler-Colonialism BESA Center Perspectives September 3, 2017
SPME BDS Monitor: Boycott Marches on, but Double Standards Become Painfully Clear Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME) July 31, 2017
Hands Off the Antiquities The American Interest July 15, 2017
SPME BDS Monitor: Academic Situation Improves, Cultural Sphere Worsens The Algemeiner July 4, 2017
Axing UNRWA: The End of the Beginning? New York Daily News June 12, 2017
Palestinians and the Balfour Declaration at 100: Resisting the Past BESA Center Perspectives March 26, 2017
Is Judaism a Good Model for Islamic Reform? The Forward February 22, 2017
New Leads on Looted Middle Eastern Antiquities The Hill December 17, 2016
The United Nations' Palestinian Refugee Industry The National Post November 23, 2016
Why UNESCO Shouldn't Treat Jerusalem as a Weapon The National Interest November 6, 2016
BDS, Political Religion, and the Crisis of the Global Left BESA Center Perspectives October 28, 2016
Why the Origins of the BDS Movement Matter The Times of Israel August 31, 2016
'Anti-Normalization' Is an Assault on Israelis and Palestinians Alike The National Post August 3, 2016
Radicalization and the Grain of Sand The Daily Caller June 28, 2016
Why Millennials Dislike Israel The Times of Israel June 8, 2016
What Is Zochrot Really Remembering? The Times of Israel April 14, 2016
Healthy Institutions Don't Boycott Israel The Federalist February 11, 2016
ISIS and Antiquities: The Missing Pieces The National Interest January 25, 2016
The Quaker War on Israel The Wall Street Journal November 5, 2015
What the Stabbings in Israel Reveal about Palestinian Society The Times of Israel October 14, 2015
Why Empower Iran? The Times of Israel August 3, 2015
The Deal with Iran: How to Make Lemonade out of Lemons The Times of Israel July 14, 2015
Abbas to Syria's Palestinian Refugees: Go to Israel or 'Die in Syria' The American Interest May 17, 2015
The Islamic State's Shocking Assault on History The National Interest March 11, 2015
Why Don't the British Like Israel? The Times of Israel February 5, 2015
How Much Zionism is Acceptable to the BDS-Lite Movement? The American Interest January 7, 2015
How the State Department Annually Perpetuates Palestinian Misery The National Interest December 19, 2014
Give the Palestinian Authority—Not the U.N.—the Money, Responsibility, and Glory The New Republic August 29, 2014
From the Ashes of Iraq: Mesopotamia Rises Again The National Interest August 20, 2014
Stop Giving Money to the U.N.'s Relief Agency for Palestinians The New Republic August 18, 2014
From Welfare to Warfare The American Interest August 2, 2014
Why [Israeli-Palestinian] Negotiations Collapsed The Times of Israel May 3, 2014
Reading the Obama Interview The Times of Israel March 3, 2014
The American Jewish fairness trap The Times of Israel February 27, 2014
The Politics of the Palestinian Right of Return Forbes February 24, 2014
The Arab League and peace, after 68 years The Times of Israel January 9, 2014
When Did the Quakers Stop Being Friends? The Tower December 2013
American Jewish Demography and the challenge of supporting Israel The Times of Israel November 25, 2013
Is The Arab-Israeli Conflict Really About Economics? Forbes June 26, 2013
A Review of Israel Apartheid Week (IAW) Scholars for Peace in the Middle East March 24, 2013
Why on earth is Obama going to Israel? The Times of Israel March 12, 2013
BDS and the Jewish Studies Trap The Algemeiner February 8, 2013
Learning the Wrong Lessons from Ike The National Interest February 1, 2013
Netanyahu the Palestinian Project Syndicate January 2, 2013
UNRWA Keeps Quiet on Syria The National Interest November 9, 2012
Preserving the Syrian Paper Trail The National Interest October 17, 2012
Why Hasn't There Been Another Palestinian Intifada? Forbes September 9, 2012
UNRWA Resists Resettlement Middle East Quarterly Fall 2012
Neologism and Nationalism Jewish Ideas Daily August 30, 2012
Are we willing to die to save the past? Spiked August 15, 2012
The Rhetoric of Nonsense Middle East Quarterly Summer 2012
Egypt's Antiquities Caught in the Revolution Middle East Quarterly Spring 2011
Juan Cole and the Decline of Middle Eastern Studies Middle East Quarterly Winter 2006
Academics against Israel Jerusalem Post October 19, 2005
Concerning Academic Ignorance FrontPageMagazine.com September 21, 2005
Back to the campus follies American Thinker September 14, 2005
Academic freedom in Gaza and beyond American Thinker July 13, 2005
Academics Against Israel FrontPageMagazine.com June 1, 2005
The Iraq Museum, Reloaded Tech Central Station May 10, 2005
When Academia Favors Values Over Facts Forward April 1, 2005
You Know More Than You Think FrontPageMagazine.com January 31, 2005
Islamophobia's Big Day at the UN FrontPageMagazine.com December 15, 2004
Museum Madness in Baghdad Middle East Quarterly Spring 2004
After Saddam Is Gone Middle East Quarterly June 2000
Audio, Video and Transcripts
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UNRWA - Providing Humanitarian Relief or Prolonging the Palestinian Refugee Problem United Nations May 19, 2014
The Quakers and Palestinian Refugee Relief Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy March 7, 2014