Writings by Asaf Romirowsky

Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
Title Publication Date
What Biden Gets Wrong About UNRWA The National InterestMarch 23, 2022
How the "Settler Colonialism" Canard Hurts Palestinians JNSJuly 25, 2021
How Hamas Took UNRWA Hostage The National InterestJune 7, 2021
UNRWA's False Façade of Neutrality BESA Center PerspectivesMay 17, 2021
The Ramallah Quakers Minding the CampusMarch 12, 2021
The Waning Power of the 'Struggle for Palestine' November 17, 2020
Turkey is Seeking Global Power at America's Expense The National InterestNovember 9, 2020
College Administrators Must Address Anti-Semitism on Their Campuses NewsweekSeptember 11, 2020
George Washington U Appoints BDSer Ilana Feldman to Top Position NewsweekMay 21, 2020
The Fauda Effect: Israeli Active Defense on the Screen BESA Center PerspectivesApril 19, 2020
Preoccupation with "Occupation" Obstructs Peace BESA Center PerspectivesJanuary 5, 2020
The UN Agency for Palestinians Is Even Worse Than You Imagine The Wall Street JournalAugust 6, 2019
After the Apology: The Truth About Our Special Israel Studies Issue HaaretzAugust 6, 2019
A Memo to Jared Kushner on the 'Deal of the Century' BESA Center PerspectivesMay 12, 2019
College Administrators Aiding and Abetting Antisemites The Jerusalem PostMay 2, 2019
Israelis Need Better Understanding of American Jews World Israel NewsApril 11, 2019
Americans' Two Conceptions of Israel BESA Center PerspectivesFebruary 19, 2019
Supporting Faculty on Israel: Now More Than Ever BESA CenterDecember 16, 2018
Normalizing Anti-Semitism in the US The Jewish PressOctober 21, 2018
As US Cuts funding, UNRWA Employees Forced to Flee Gaza Washington ExaminerOctober 11, 2018
For Merkel, Israel's Security Is Negotiable Jewish News SyndicateOctober 8, 2018
Palestinians, You Don't Have to Live Like a Refugee Wall Street JournalSeptember 6, 2018
When a Nazi Comparison Makes Sense: The BDS Movement Against Israel The HillAugust 22, 2018
Time to Rethink Our Attitudes to Middle East Refugees TabletJuly 18, 2018
Zionism and the Wedge Between US and Israeli Jews BESA CenterMay 24, 2018
The Real Reason That Palestinians In Gaza Are Marching The ForwardMarch 29, 2018
Iran's Role in the Boycott Israel Campaign The National InterestMarch 15, 2018
Reframing the Middle Eastern and Palestinian Refugee Crises The AlgemeinerMarch 14, 2018
Reframing the Middle Eastern and Palestinian Refugee Crises BESA CenterMarch 13, 2018
Black Lives Matter: Promoting Anti-Semitism YnetMarch 5, 2018
How Aid to Palestinians Hurts - Not Helps - the Peace Process ForwardJanuary 22, 2018
The U.N. Agency That Keeps Palestinians from Prospering The Wall Street JournalJanuary 11, 2018
Moving Jerusalem from Heaven to Earth YnetDecember 18, 2017
How the Quakers Became Champions of BDS TabletNovember 10, 2017
How Palestine "Occupies" Itself BESA Center PerspectivesOctober 7, 2017
What Americans Can Learn from Europeans about Fighting BDS The National InterestAugust 30, 2017
Axing UNRWA: The End of the Beginning? New York Daily NewsJune 12, 2017
Nakba: The Source of Arab-Israeli Conflict Ynet NewsJune 1, 2017
From Noble to Ignoble: Quaker Relations with Israel The Jewish ExponentMarch 1, 2017
What Can Trump Do to Stop the BDS Movement? RealClearWorldFebruary 6, 2017
Dublin Is Not Jerusalem The ForwardJanuary 10, 2017
Anti-Semitism Awareness Act Sparks Hysteria on Campus YnetJanuary 10, 2017
Jimmy Carter's House of Mirrors The HillDecember 6, 2016
The United Nations' Palestinian Refugee Industry The National PostNovember 23, 2016
Why UNESCO Shouldn't Treat Jerusalem as a Weapon The National InterestNovember 6, 2016
Are Palestinians #Ready4Peace? The Washington ExaminerNovember 5, 2016
Greens Should Follow Germany's Lead and Reject Israel Boycotts Huffington PostSeptember 20, 2016
The Role of Foreign Powers in Israel's Creation Ynet NewsSeptember 10, 2016
How US States Can Promote Israeli-Palestinian Peace The HillAugust 8, 2016
'Anti-Normalization' Is an Assault on Israelis and Palestinians Alike The National PostAugust 3, 2016
How New York State Can Fight Europe's Rampaging Israel Boycotters The New York PostMay 10, 2016
BDS: Squeezing Palestinians to Hurt Israel The Jerusalem PostMay 8, 2016
What Is Zochrot Really Remembering? The Times of IsraelApril 14, 2016
Obama and the Daylight between US and Israel The HillMarch 18, 2016
The Obama Administration's Soft Boycott of Israel The National InterestFebruary 16, 2016
Anti-Israelism and the Jewish Community The Jerusalem PostJanuary 25, 2016
Steven Salaita's 'Honorable' Anti-Semitism YnetnewsNovember 14, 2015
The Quaker War on Israel The Wall Street JournalNovember 5, 2015
Another Violent Palestinian 'Awakening'? The Washington ExaminerNovember 2, 2015
The Politicization of Middle East Studies The American InterestSeptember 18, 2015
Problem Across the Border: The Origins of Israel's Policy on Palestinian Refugees YNet NewsAugust 5, 2015
Abbas to Syria's Palestinian Refugees: Go to Israel or 'Die in Syria' The American InterestMay 17, 2015
Israelis Haven't Lost Hope in Peace, but Are More Prudent About the Process YNet NewsMarch 27, 2015
UNRWA: The Crux of the Arab-Israeli Conflict JusticeWinter 2014-2015
The Early CIA and Its Anti-Zionist Maneuvering The Jerusalem PostFebruary 12, 2015
Are Jews Safe in Europe? The Philadelphia InquirerJanuary 15, 2015
How Much Zionism is Acceptable to the BDS-Lite Movement? The American InterestJanuary 7, 2015
How the State Department Annually Perpetuates Palestinian Misery The National InterestDecember 19, 2014
Give the Palestinian Authority—Not the U.N.—the Money, Responsibility, and Glory The New RepublicAugust 29, 2014
Stop Giving Money to the U.N.'s Relief Agency for Palestinians The New RepublicAugust 18, 2014
From Welfare to Warfare The American InterestAugust 2, 2014
The Politics of the Palestinian Right of Return ForbesFebruary 24, 2014
When Did the Quakers Stop Being Friends? The TowerDecember 2013
Is The Arab-Israeli Conflict Really About Economics? ForbesJune 26, 2013
UNRWA Keeps Quiet on Syria The National InterestNovember 9, 2012
Why Hasn't There Been Another Palestinian Intifada? ForbesSeptember 9, 2012
Anti-Israelism in Israel JointMedia News ServiceDecember 12, 2011
Hamas' win-win formula YNet NewsOctober 23, 2011
The Self-Defeating Statehood Gambit JointMedia News ServiceOctober 4, 2011
Land for War The Wall Street JournalAugust 5, 2011
Norton Mezvinsky: Chelsea Clinton's LaRouchite Uncle American ThinkerJuly 31, 2010
Norton Mezvinsky's Lamentable Legacy - and His Future American ThinkerAugust 15, 2009
Aid for sale in Hamas' Gaza Philadelphia Daily NewsMarch 4, 2009
Balancing the bias Jerusalem PostFebruary 2, 2009
Modernity Starts Here - Tunisia Middle East TimesAugust 19, 2008
In Academia, Hiring Token Jews Washington TimesAugust 4, 2008
Defund UNRWA Washington TimesMay 19, 2008
Palestinians Continue to Think It's 1948 Jewish ExponentApril 3, 2008
A pathetic 'peace process' Philadelphia Daily NewsFebruary 21, 2008
What Influence Does Saudi Money Buy? Jewish ExponentJanuary 17, 2008
How UNRWA creates dependency Washington TimesDecember 3, 2007
Auctioning Jerusalem Foretells Israeli PM's Demise American ThinkerNovember 13, 2007
A New Anti-Semitism Takes Root on Campus Jewish ExponentSeptember 13, 2007
Dubious refugee relief Washington TimesJune 21, 2007
The Real Palestinian 'Catastrophe' Philadelphia Daily NewsMay 29, 2007
Separate But Equal FrontPageMagazine.comApril 17, 2007
Educate Students to Counter Voices of Hate Jewish ExponentMarch 22, 2007
Scholar activism Washington TimesFebruary 14, 2007
Carter's Palestinian fantasy No. 242 Philadelphia Daily NewsDecember 6, 2006
Who and What Does the UN Represent? FrontPageMagazine.comSeptember 21, 2006
Al-Manar: Beacon of Hate Tech Central StationAugust 18, 2006
Targeted Killings FrontPageMagazine.comJuly 21, 2006
David and Goliath FrontPageMagazine.comMay 10, 2006
Hamas and the IRA FrontPageMagazine.comFebruary 14, 2006
One Man, One Vote - Once FrontPageMagazine.comDecember 12, 2005
Academics against Israel Jerusalem PostOctober 19, 2005
The Occupation of the Palestinian Mind FrontPageMagazine.comOctober 12, 2005
Gaza: How it All Got Started... FrontPageMagazine.comAugust 26, 2005
A Democratic Hamas? FrontPageMagazine.comJune 22, 2005
The Jewish Canary The Claremont Institute (Writings)May 13, 2005
What binds Ankara and Jerusalem Jerusalem PostMay 1, 2005
Restless in Gaza Tech Central StationApril 26, 2005
Anti-Semitism Revisited FrontPageMagazine.comFebruary 28, 2005
Palestinians: A Fractious 'Family' Philadelphia Daily NewsJanuary 8, 2005
Sharon's Altalena FrontPageMagazine.comDecember 7, 2004
The "Respectable" Tyrant The Claremont Institute (Writings)November 18, 2004
Unpacking the "Right of Return" FrontPageMagazine.comAugust 27, 2004
Anti-Israel Academia FrontPageMagazine.comAugust 3, 2004
Arafat minion as professor Washington TimesJuly 9, 2004
Foresaking Gaza FrontPageMagazine.comMay 5, 2004
Where Is Ron Arad? National Review OnlineMarch 17, 2004
The Campus Left: Opposing Free Speech by Force FrontPageMagazine.comJanuary 28, 2004
Hamas in Florida Classroom New York SunJanuary 27, 2004
Nothing Left for the Israeli Left FrontPageMagazine.comJanuary 22, 2004
One Man Bank FrontPageMagazine.comNovember 27, 2003
Fulbright's Terrorist Tie New York PostOctober 20, 2003
Articles in Middle East Quarterly
Title Publication Date
Washington's Failure to Rein in UNRWA Middle East QuarterlyFall 2012
The Council on Foreign Relations Does the Middle East Middle East QuarterlyFall 2005
The Council on Foreign Relations Does the Middle East Middle East QuarterlyFall 2005
Reviews
Title Publication Date
Industry of Lies: Media, Academia, and the Israeli-Arab Conflict Middle East QuarterlySpring 2019
Deir Yassin: The End of the Myth Middle East QuarterlySummer 2018
Abba Eban: A Biography Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2017
The Tail Wags the Dog: International Politics and the Middle East The Jerusalem PostNovember 19, 2015
The Prime Ministers: An Intimate Narrative of Israeli Leadership Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2012
Jewish Identity and Civil Rights in America Jewish Political Studies ReviewSpring 2011
The Palestinian Military: Between Militias and Armies Middle East QuarterlyFall 2009
History Upside Down: The Roots of Palestinian Fascism and the Myth of Israeli Aggression Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2009
A History of Modern Israel Jerusalem PostOctober 12, 2008
Power, Faith, and Fantasy: America in the Middle East: 1776 to the Present Journal of International Security AffairsSpring 2008
The Israeli Military and the Origins of the 1967 War: Government, Armed Forces and Defence Policy, 1963-1967 Middle East QuarterlyFall 2007
Haderech Lagan Eden [The Path to the Garden of Eden] Middle East QuarterlyFall 2006
Tower of Babble: How the United Nations Has Fueled Global Chaos Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2006
Covering the Intifada - How the Media Reported the Palestinian Uprising Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2005
Jordan in Transition: From Hussein to Abdullah Middle East QuarterlySpring 2004
The Middle East Military Balance, 2001-2002 Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2004
Ve Gar Ze'ev im Ze'ev: Ha Mitnachalim Ve Ha Palistinaim Middle East QuarterlySummer 2002
Audio, Video and Transcripts
Title Publication Date
Islamism and Antisemitism in America June 3, 2019
UNRWA - Providing Humanitarian Relief or Prolonging the Palestinian Refugee Problem United NationsMay 19, 2014
The Quakers and Palestinian Refugee Relief Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and PolicyMarch 7, 2014
Middle East Studies in the News
Title Publication Date
MESA's Israel Boycott Encapsulates Everything Wrong with Academia The Jerusalem PostMarch 26, 2022
Boycotting Israel at the Middle East Studies Association The National InterestDecember 4, 2021
MESA's Troubling 'Statement of Solidarity With the Palestinians' The AlgemeinerJune 18, 2021
Red and Green Virtue-Signaling — An American "Intifada"? [incl. Hatem Bazian and Yvonne Haddad]] The Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies (Bar-Ilan University)June 18, 2020
Quaker Activists [incl. Sa'ed Atshan] Jerusalem PostMarch 21, 2019
Report of Asaf Romirowsky Assistant Executive Director, who chaired the SPME Panel at the ASMEA Conference in Washington, D. C. Scholars For Peace in the Middle EastNovember 18, 2011
Israel and Academic Freedom [incl. American Association of University Professors] American ThinkerNovember 13, 2011
Needed: A New Narrative [on Rashid Khalidi] The Jerusalem PostJuly 16, 2010
Scholar Activism The Washington TimesFebruary 14, 2007
Campus Watch in the Media
Title Publication Date
Asaf Romirowsky: Challenging Norton Mezvinsky's Stance on Israel History News NetworkAugust 15, 2009
Middle East Historian Colin Shindler's Appointment Hailed By Conservatives History News NetworkOctober 14, 2008
Academia's Token Jews Frontpage MagazineAugust 5, 2008
Fulbright's Terrorist Tie New York PostOctober 20, 2003
Campus Watch Research
Title Publication Date
'The Great Book Robbery' Hijacks History Ynet NewsApril 7, 2013
Upper Dublin High School vs. the Arab-Israeli Conflict The Times of IsraelJanuary 30, 2013
Israeli 'Occupation' A Relic of the Past [incl. Hatem Bazian] Ynet NewsAugust 26, 2012
Intifada Means War YnetnewsMarch 26, 2011
Norton Mezvinsky's Lamentable Legacy -- and His Future The American ThinkerAugust 15, 2009
Balancing the Bias [incl. Robert Lieber, Michael Oren, John Esposito, John Voll, et al.] The Jerusalem PostFebruary 2, 2009
The Academy and the Palestinian Refugees [incl. Fawaz Gerges, Joseph Massad, Hatem Bazian, Rashid Khalidi, et al] inFocusWinter 2008
Looking Ahead By Looking Back [on Colin Shindler; incl. Bernard Lewis, Edward Said, Joseph Massad] The Jerusalem PostOctober 12, 2008
Study of Israel Can't Be Left to Its Enemies [incl. Bernard Lewis and Kenneth Stein] Jewish ExponentSeptember 18, 2008
In Academia, Hiring Token Jews [incl. Neve Gordon, Oren Yiftachel, et al.] The Washington TimesAugust 4, 2008
Maligning Israel on Campus [incl. Fouad Ajami, Halim Barakat, et al.] Jewish Political Studies ReviewSpring 2008
Defund UNRWA [incl. Rashid Khalidi] The Washington TimesMay 19, 2008
What 'Silence' Are IDF's Critics Really Breaking? [ref. anti-Israel sentiment on college campuses] Jewish ExponentFebruary 28, 2008
What Influence Does Saudi Money Buy? [incl. Mahmoud Ayoub, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, Sheik Zayed bin Sultan al-Nahyan, Fouad Ajami] Jewish ExponentJanuary 17, 2008
A New Anti-Semitism Takes Root on Campus [incl. Joseph Massad, Hatem Bazian, Natana DeLong-Bas] The Jewish Exponent (Philadelphia)September 13, 2007
The War of Ideas [on Walid Phares' "The War of Ideas: Jihad Against Democracy," refs. Middle East studies, Saudi funding] Frontpage MagazineSeptember 4, 2007
Educate Students to Counter Voices of Hate [on Norman Finkelstein] The Jewish Exponent (Philadelphia)March 22, 2007
Are There No Moral Barometers on Campus? [on Amy Gutmann and Penn] The Jewish ExponentNovember 16, 2006
Campus Anti-Israel Litmus Tests Must End The Jewish ExponentOctober 5, 2006
Academics against Israel Jerusalem PostOctober 19, 2005
Unpacking the "Right of Return" FrontPage MagazineAugust 27, 2004
Arafat Minion as Professor [on Rashid Khalidi] Washington TimesJuly 9, 2004
Pipes & Romirowsky reply to F.A. University Campus Watch.orgJanuary 28, 2004
The Campus Left: Opposing Free Speech by Force FrontPage MagazineJanuary 28, 2004
Hamas in Florida Classroom New York SunJanuary 27, 2004
Moonlighting: Non-Specialists in the News
Title Publication Date
The Fight Against the Israel-Haters in Academia [on Norman Finkelstein] San Diego Jewish WorldJune 15, 2007