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  • November 17, 2017|Mara SchiffrenThe Algemeiner

    [The title and text differs from the Algemeiner's.] According to George Washington University history professor Shira Robinson, Israel has "abandoned democracy" and is rapidly descending into a fascist state. Robinson recently delivered this dire...

  • October 27, 2017|Mara SchiffrenThe Algemeiner

    [Text differs from the Algemeiner's.] Last month former PLO spokesman Rashid Khalidi, now Columbia University's Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies, renewed his PLO bona fides by marking the centennial of the Balfour Declaration with the...

  • April 03, 2017|Mara SchiffrenThe Algemeiner

    [Editor's Note: Text differs slightly from the Algemeiner's.] It's a strange experience to attend a panel discussion at the City University of New York (CUNY) with a former PLO representative who served under Yasser Arafat and to find him more...

  • March 14, 2017|Mara SchiffrenThe Daily Caller

    [Originally published as "Talking Intersectionality at NYU."] Israel-bashing in the name of "intersectional solidarity" is now a feature of Black History Month, according to New York University's Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies. In...

  • March 14, 2017|Mara SchiffrenThe Daily Caller

    [Originally published as "Talking Intersectionality at NYU."] Israel-bashing in the name of "intersectional solidarity" is now a feature of Black History Month, according to New York University's Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies. In...

  • April 01, 2016|Mara SchiffrenThe Algemeiner

    [Algemeiner's title: "Columbia University Gives Platform to Anti-Israel Blasphemy"] When protesters at a pro-Israel event at UC Davis unfurled a banner reading "1948=1492," thereby drawing a connection between Israel's founding in 1948 and...

  • January 13, 2016|Mara SchiffrenFrontPage Magazine

    The nexus between boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) and Black Lives Matter activists that began with the 2014 protests following the police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri culminated in a recent panel discussion at Columbia

  • December 16, 2015|Mara SchiffrenFrontPage Magazine

    [Ed.: FPM title, "Boston University's Irene Gendzier on Oil, Israel, and 'Palestine.'"] There is a certain class of academic for whom historical references to oil become a clarion call to rise up, denounce, and publish. A recent book talk proved the

  • March 04, 2015|Mara SchiffrenJihad Watch

    How does a detail-oriented lecture on research methodology and academic field building in Middle Eastern Studies (MES) descend into a one-sided and unprovoked salvo against Israel? Last month, Zachary Lockman, a professor of Middle Eastern and...

  • December 23, 2014|Mara SchiffrenFrontPage Magazine

    [Ed. note: FrontPage Magazine title is "Dreaming of 'Palestine's South Africa Moment.'"] Has the boycott, divestment, sanctions (BDS) movement succeeded in bringing Israel to the point of South Africa when it ended apartheid and reformulated...