Writings by Phyllis Chesler

Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
Title Publication Date
A Rejectionist Mob Stifles Free Speech on Israel, Again Arutz ShevaNovember 10, 2021
The New York Times Strikes Israel Again Arutz ShevaMay 11, 2021
Tehran on My Mind The Investigative Project on TerrorismMarch 9, 2021
An Honor Killer and His Accomplices Finally Face Justice The Investigative Project on TerrorismJanuary 26, 2021
Dad's Arrest Exposes Support Network Behind Alleged Honor Killers The Investigative Project on TerrorismSeptember 11, 2020
How I Got Canceled Spectator USAAugust 7, 2020
Palestinian Lies Never Die; Wikipedia and Google Keep Them Alive The Investigative Project on TerrorismApril 24, 2020
Fighting BDS on Campus: The Power of One Arutz ShevaFebruary 26, 2020
Western Governments Play a Key Role in Successful Honor Killing Escapes The Investigative Project on TerrorismFebruary 11, 2020
Childhood of Horror: Tales of Muslim Mothers and Daughters The Investigative Project on TerrorismJanuary 8, 2020
Gilead Resembles an Islamic Theocracy, not Trump's America QuilletteOctober 2, 2019
Female Genital Mutilation in the United States: Estimating the Number of Girls at Risk Dignity: A Journal on Sexual Exploitation and ViolenceMay 2019
The Clever Cognitive War Strategy Deployed Against Israel Arutz ShevaJanuary 30, 2019
Telling the Truth About Israel is a New Catch-22 Situation Arutz ShevaJanuary 27, 2019
The New Censorship Tablet MagazineDecember 12, 2018
How Do You Acknowledge a Woman You Can't See? Tablet MagazineOctober 19, 2018
How I Was Rejected by Facebook - and Won Arutz Sheva: Israel National NewsSeptember 13, 2018
Honor Killing Is Not Just a Muslim Problem Tablet MagazineApril 16, 2018
When Anti-Zionism Reigned at the IRS Arutz ShevaFebruary 19, 2018
Are New Yorkers Becoming like Israelis? Arutz ShevaDecember 12, 2017
A Shout-Out to Tariq Ramadan's Courageous Accusers Arutz ShevaNovember 6, 2017
Where Have All the Feminists Gone? TabletOctober 2, 2017
Why Is Female Genital Mutilation Still Happening in the U.S.? Fox NewsApril 27, 2017
Bring Christian and Yazidi Refugees from the Muslim World First New York PostJune 30, 2016
This Bigoted Radical Doesn't Deserve a 'Feminist Artist' Award New York PostJune 1, 2016
How Madonna and Hillary Clinton Betray Muslim Women The New York PostApril 6, 2016
How Long until Arabs and Muslims Rule, Britannia? Arutz ShevaMarch 12, 2016
How Academia Whitewashes Muslim Honor Killings The New York PostFebruary 22, 2016
The Other Face of Jihad Arutz ShevaJanuary 9, 2016
'Women's Studies' is Betraying Women under Sharia Law The New York PostDecember 7, 2015
The New Brownshirts at Hunter College Arutz ShevaNovember 19, 2015
Where's the Feminist Outrage over ISIS's Savage Treatment of Women? Fox NewsOctober 8, 2015
The Heroes Working to Rescue ISIS's Core Victims The New York PostAugust 20, 2015
Too Many Women Despise America and Hate Israel Arutz ShevaAugust 9, 2015
As ISIS Brutalizes Women, a Pathetic Feminist Silence The New York PostJune 7, 2015
Injustice as Usual: Malala Assassins Secretly Acquitted in Pakistan BreitbartJune 5, 2015
Reaping the Whirlwind of EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch BreitbartJune 2, 2015
The Jihad Against Free Speech Comes to Garland, Texas BreitbartMay 4, 2015
145 American Writers Think Honoring Charlie Hebdo is 'Islamophobic' BreitbartMay 1, 2015
Petition Supporting Pro-Israel Professor Gaining Steam BreitbartApril 30, 2015
With the Mideast Ablaze, the Left Protests Israeli Fusion Artist Arutz ShevaApril 14, 2015
ISIS "Jihad Bride" Propaganda Lures Foreign Women BreitbartApril 8, 2015
Palestinian Journalist Chronicles Brutal Life of Muslim 'Sister Wives' BreitbartMarch 23, 2015
A New War Against the 'Oldest Hatred' The New York PostMarch 19, 2015
Empowering Jihad: The Deadly Myth of a 'Root Cause' The New York PostFebruary 26, 2015
Why are Jihadis so Obsessed with Porn? The New York PostFebruary 17, 2015
Why Did Kayla Mueller Give Her Life to the Middle East? BreitbartFebruary 13, 2015
ISIS Women's Guide: 'Emasculation of Muslim Men ... Tearing Society Apart' BreitbartFebruary 6, 2015
Model Awareness: Cosmo UK's Bold Honor Killing Cover BreitbartJanuary 20, 2015
Death of an American 'Infidel' in Abu Dhabi BreitbartDecember 4, 2014
Female Genital Mutilation in the West: A Creeping Crime Against Humanity BreitbartNovember 19, 2014
Teenage Saudi Girl Won't Have to Marry 90-Year-Old BreitbartNovember 14, 2014
Interview: Ibn Warraq on the Judeo-Christian Sources of the Koran BreitbartSeptember 29, 2014
'Honor' Killings: A New Kind of American Tragedy BreitbartJune 30, 2014
Captive in Afghanistan: Bowe Bergdahl, Yvonne Ridley, and Me BreitbartJune 2, 2014
Israel vs. Islamists: Setting the Record Straight Israel National NewsDecember 24, 2013
ASA: To Go From Unknown Group to Media Star, Bash Israel Israel National NewsDecember 17, 2013
The Feminist Politics of Islamic Misogyny American ThinkerNovember 13, 2010
Articles in Middle East Quarterly
Title Publication Date
When Women Commit Honor Killings Middle East QuarterlyFall 2015
Hindu vs. Muslim Honor Killings Middle East QuarterlySummer 2012
Ban the Burqa? The Argument in Favor Middle East QuarterlyFall 2010
Worldwide Trends in Honor Killings Middle East QuarterlySpring 2010
Are Honor Killings Simply Domestic Violence? Middle East QuarterlySpring 2009
How Afghan Captivity Shaped My Feminism Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2006
Reviews
Title Publication Date
The Perils of NonViolent Islamism The Investigative Project on TerrorismFebruary 22, 2021
Gender, Modernity and Liberty: Middle Eastern and Western Women's Writings, a Critical Sourcebook Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2010
A History of Women's Seclusion in the Middle East: The Veil in the Looking Glass Middle East QuarterlyFall 2007
Muslim Women Activists in North America: Speaking for Ourselves Middle East QuarterlyFall 2007
Middle East Forum Blog
Title Publication Date
The New York Times vs. Israel Arutz ShevaDecember 29, 2016
Denying Reality Will Get Us Killed Phyllis-Chesler.comJune 26, 2016
Why Are Some Feminists So Preoccupied with Israel? Phyllis-Chesler.comMay 24, 2016
Middle East Studies in the News
Title Publication Date
Why Is the NYT Allying With Islamists Against Women? [incl. Noah Feldman, Tariq Ramadan] Arutz Sheva (Israel National News)December 7, 2019
They'll Try Anything: Indoctrinating U.S. Children Against Israel [incl. Hamid Dabashi, Lila Abu-Lughod] Arutz ShevaNovember 21, 2017
Who Will Step Forward to Defend Free Speech? Arutz ShevaMay 4, 2017
US Intifada: A Fire-Storm of Lies is Setting US Campuses Ablaze [incl. Hatem Bazian] Arutz Sheva (Israel National News)November 29, 2016
The Intifada Comes To Austin [incl. Ami Pedazhur] FrontPage MagazineNovember 25, 2015
Iranians, Israel-Haters Dominate Pro-Nuke Deal 'Experts' Letter [incl. Hamid Dabashi, John Esposito, Rashid Khalidi, Reza Aslan] Breitbart NewsAugust 27, 2015
Just Who Has to Adjust in the Name of Tolerance? [incl. Hatem Bazian] The Investigative Project on TerrorismFebruary 19, 2015
Why Can Academics Study 'Islamophobia' But Not Anti-Semitism? [incl. Hatem Bazian] FrontPage MagazineJune 27, 2011
Fund the Truth About Islam or Lose the War of Ideas NewsReal BlogApril 28, 2011
The Death of Free Speech in Europe: On Trial in Denmark for "Islamophobia" [incl. Yale University Press] News Real BlogJanuary 10, 2011
Academics Boycott the Truth [on Fred Gottheil] Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)October 6, 2010
A Yom Kippur Prayer For Jews who are "Proud to be Ashamed to Be Jews" [incl. Hamid Dabashi, Rashid Khalidi] Chesler Chronicles (Blog of Pajamas Media)September 15, 2010
John Esposito, Saudi Arabia's Man-on-Campus, Opposes Honor Killings When Hindus Commit Them [incl. Middle East Studies Association] Chesler Chronicles (Blog of Pajamas Media)September 6, 2010
The History and Psychological Roots of Anti-Semitism Among Feminists, Their Gradual Palestinianization and Stalinization [incl. Rashid Khalidi] News Real BlogSeptember 2, 2010
What Only The Jews Can Do About Anti-Semitism [incl. Rashid Khalidi] Chesler Chronicles (Blog of Pajamas Media)August 12, 2010
The Female Face of France: Banned Beneath the Burqa [incl. Tariq Ramadan] Chesler Chronicles (Blog of Pajamas Media)April 28, 2010
How A Free Press Dies…By Only Covering Tariq Ramadan, Not Ibn Warraq Chesler Chronicles (Blog of Pajamas Media)April 19, 2010
Bin Laden Threatens America, NYC Welcomes Tariq Ramadan Pajamas MediaMarch 25, 2010
On Trial for Telling the Truth: Free Speech vs Political Correctness [incl. Yale University Press] Chesler Chronicles (Blog of Pajamas Media)January 22, 2010
This Time, the Jewish Ghetto Has Nuclear Weapons Chesler Chronicles (Blog of Pajamas Media)October 5, 2009
Islamic Gender Apartheid Pajamas MediaMay 3, 2009
Will Obama Allow the Islamification of America? [incl. libel tourism, Tariq Ramadan] Pajamas MediaMarch 9, 2009
No One Talked About Jihad in the Last Great Debate [incl. John Esposito, Noah Feldman] Pajamas MediaOctober 15, 2008
Traumatic Brain Injury And The Permanent Intifada [incl. Juan Cole, Nadia Abu El-Haj, Joseph Massad, et al.] The Jewish PressJanuary 30, 2008
The Case of the Closeted Saudi Sheikh, His Relentless Campaign to Silence Free Speech in the West, and The Case that May Finally Bring His Libel Tourism to an End [incls. "Alms for Jihad," Cambridge University Press, Khalid bin Mahfouz] Chesler Chronicles (Pajamas Media)November 16, 2007
The French Revolution Returns to Columbia: Heads Will Roll for the Greater Glory of Palestine and Ahmadinejad [incls. Nadia Abu El-Haj, Lila Abu-Lughod, Hamid Dabashi, Rashid Khalidi] Chesler Chronicles (Pajamas Media)November 13, 2007
Make Every Word Count: The Ascent of Professor Nadia Abu El-Haj to a Lifetime Position at Barnard Chesler Chronicles (Pajamas Media)November 6, 2007
The Legal Jihad Is Already Underway [on Cambridge U. Press, Khalid bin Mahfouz, "Alms for Jihad," et al.] FrontPage MagazineAugust 13, 2007
The Lamentable Case of Joan Scott FrontPage MagazineFebruary 21, 2006
The Palestinianization Of The Academy Jewish PressMarch 17, 2005
Different View Jewish WeekMarch 17, 2005
The Global Intifada FrontPage MagazineMarch 10, 2005
Campus Watch in the Media
Title Publication Date
Being a Zionist is Even Worse Than Being An Islamophobe Arutz Sheva (Israel National News)April 26, 2017
Feministyczna Polityka Islamskiej Mizoginii Racjonalista BlogNovember 24, 2010
The Feminist Politics of Islamic Misogyny [on Lila Abu-Lughod] Right Side NewsNovember 15, 2010
The Feminist Politics of Islamic Misogyny [on Lila Abu-Lughod] News Real BlogNovember 14, 2010
Censored! The Truth About Hizb ut-Tahrir Pajamas MediaNovember 3, 2009
My Jewish New Year Prayer for Us All Pajamas MediaSeptember 28, 2008
Heralds of the Second Secular Coming: AKA as Fools at the Midnight Hour [on Islamo-Fascism Awareness Week, refs. Edward Said] Intellectual ConservativeOctober 30, 2007
Moonlighting: Non-Specialists in the News
Title Publication Date
Norman Finkelstein's Sparsely Attended pro-Palestine Rally in NYC Leads to Arrests Breitbart NewsJuly 29, 2014
Tariq Ramadan-Supporter Diana Eck Leads the Charge Against Fired 'Islamophobic' Professor Pajamas MediaJanuary 5, 2012
My Norman Finkelstein Problem—And Ours Chesler Chronicles (Pajamas Media)April 3, 2009
No Hate Speech Allowed: This Blogger's Declaration of Independence [incl. Norman Finkelstein] Pajamas MediaJanuary 4, 2009
Nonviolent Islamism in the News
Title Publication Date
Naomi Wolf Attacks Me as a Zionist Agent for Criticizing Brandeis Feminists BreitbartApril 17, 2014
Brandeis Feminists Fail the Historic Moment Israel National NewsApril 16, 2014
Honor killings in the West and the God of poetic justice Jerusalem PostDecember 24, 2013
Arrest mother as accomplice in Texas honor killing Fox NewsMay 30, 2012
The Anti-Islamist Muslim Voice PJ MediaMarch 5, 2012
Why Multiculturalism Is Racism PJ MediaFebruary 17, 2012
A Muslim Brotherhood Smear Job on The Third Jihad PJ MediaFebruary 4, 2012
The Marxist Mission to Destroy Ayaan Hirsi Ali PJ MediaJanuary 26, 2012
Tariq Ramadan-Supporter Diana Eck Leads the Charge Against Fired 'Islamophobic' Professor PJ MediaJanuary 5, 2012
Why the West Is Best: A Muslim Apostate's Defense of Liberal Democracy PJ MediaDecember 15, 2011
Why Can Academics Study 'Islamophobia' But Not Anti-Semitism? FrontPage MagazineJune 27, 2011
Islam and Anti-Semitism at Yale FrontPage MagazineJune 13, 2011
Equating Anti-Semitism with 'Islamophobia' FrontPage MagazineMay 31, 2011
Denmark: Free Speech is for Muslim Hate Groups, Not Their Critics NewsRealMay 6, 2011
Protecting Muslim Girls From Rape is Now a Crime in Europe NewsRealMay 4, 2011
Jessica Mokdad, 20, Killed by her Stepfather–When Will the Media & Muslim Groups Break Their Silence on this American Honor Killing? NewsRealMay 4, 2011
Fund the Truth About Islam or Lose the War of Ideas NewsRealApril 28, 2011
Justice Served in an American-Islamic Honor Killing FrontPage MagazineApril 15, 2011
Vive la Burqa? FrontPage MagazineApril 12, 2011
Forced Marriages in Our Own Backyard FrontPage MagazineMarch 17, 2011
On the 100th Anniversary of International Women's Day -- What Are Feminists Doing About Honor Killings? Fox NewsMarch 8, 2011
Inside the Mind of an Islamist: 5 Keys to the Psychology of an Honor Killer NewsRealFebruary 6, 2011
Punishing the Victims of Islamic Gender Apartheid? FrontPage MagazineJanuary 13, 2011
Jihad Chic: Imam Rauf's "Gift of Reconciliation" NewsRealDecember 12, 2010
Let's All Wear "I Am a Muslim" Pins to Protest "Islamophobia" NewsRealSeptember 13, 2010
Is Time a Muslim Magazine? Pajamas MediaAugust 24, 2010
Is Marital Rape a Crime in America or Is It a Muslim Religious Right? Pajamas MediaJuly 28, 2010
"Normal" Domestic Violence in Morocco is a Crime in the United States NewsRealJuly 27, 2010
Afshan Azad Retracts Nothing: Important Update From the Ministry of Magic Pajamas MediaJuly 6, 2010
Potential Honor Killing Victim Wants Charges Dropped Against Brother, Father Pajamas MediaJuly 5, 2010
"Soft" Censorship: Honor Killings That You Won't Read About Pajamas MediaJune 16, 2010
Why Is the Washington Post Afraid to Use the Words "Muslim" And "Honor Killing" In The Same Article? Pajamas MediaMay 26, 2010
Do Clothes Make the Muslim? Buddhists Don't Wear Burqas NewsRealMay 24, 2010
Women Physically Fight Over the Burqa in France Pajamas MediaMay 18, 2010
The Female Face of France: Banned Beneath the Burqa Pajamas MediaApril 28, 2010
Should America Ban the Burqa Too? NewsRealApril 27, 2010
POTUS Says: Jihad Is Only a Figment of Our Imagination Pajamas MediaApril 7, 2010
Is Being "Americanized" a Capital Crime in America For Muslim Women? Pajamas MediaApril 1, 2010
The Jihadi Feels Persecuted—His Aggression is Self-Defense Pajamas MediaMarch 14, 2010
Christian-Americans Forbidden To Kill Murderer If He Is Muslim Pajamas MediaFebruary 19, 2010
On Trial for Telling the Truth: Free Speech vs Political Correctness Pajamas MediaJanuary 22, 2010
Europe Cracks Down on Honor Killings Pajamas MediaDecember 17, 2009
Minarets and the Concept of Reciprocity Pajamas MediaDecember 7, 2009
The West Begins to Fight Back Pajamas MediaNovember 29, 2009
Boycott Burqa Barbie Pajamas MediaNovember 21, 2009
Princeton, Columbia Cancel Free Speech: Darwish Silenced Pajamas MediaNovember 19, 2009
Canada to Immigrants: No Tolerance for "Honor" Killing Pajamas MediaNovember 13, 2009
Honor Killings All Over America–Why Are the Islamists Suddenly Silent? Pajamas MediaNovember 1, 2009
Spinning Out Of Control: Honor Killings and Media Bias Pajamas MediaOctober 26, 2009
Egypt Wants to Ban the Burqa, France and Italy Too Pajamas MediaOctober 7, 2009
Nonie Darwish Under Fire Today Pajamas MediaSeptember 22, 2009
Mother of Dead Dallas Girls Calls Their Murder An "Honor Killing" Pajamas MediaSeptember 18, 2009
Jihadic Barbarians vs the Sleeping Western Giant Pajamas MediaSeptember 16, 2009
Hijab (The Headscarf)—Yes; The Burqa—No Pajamas MediaSeptember 14, 2009
The Burqa: Ultimate Feminist Choice? Pajamas MediaAugust 31, 2009
Muslims Don't Murder Apostates–And 9/11 Had Nothing To Do With Islam Pajamas MediaAugust 18, 2009
Honor Killing Averted: Muslim Convert to Christianity Flees For Her Life Pajamas MediaAugust 13, 2009
Was Mandana Shojaeifard Honor Murdered in Roslyn, New York? Pajamas MediaAugust 9, 2009
Kingston Police Call It A "Muslim Honor Killing" Pajamas MediaJuly 23, 2009
Conservatives are Feminists, Liberals Are Misogynists Pajamas MediaJuly 6, 2009
Should America Ban the Burqa? Pajamas MediaJuly 2, 2009
Islamic Face Masks: Banned in Michigan Courtrooms Pajamas MediaJune 29, 2009
A Frenzy of Honor Killings: Neda, Soraya, Bursa—and Me. Pajamas MediaJune 26, 2009
Sarkozy vs Obama on The Burqa Pajamas MediaJune 22, 2009
Deadly Disdain, Deadly Denial About it: The Fate of Muslim Women Pajamas MediaMarch 17, 2009
The Case of the Missing Honor Killing FrontPage MagazineNovember 24, 2008