June 07, 2016|Philip Carl SalzmanThe Daily Caller
One of the core principles of modern anthropology is cultural relativism, the idea that researchers must not make value judgements about the societies they study. Anthropologists think of themselves as setting aside their biases and preferences in...
May 31, 2016|Daniel PipesIsrael Hayom
The historian Bernard Lewis celebrates his 100th birthday today. Three quotes establish his career. Martin Kramer, a former student of Lewis, sums up his teacher's accomplishments: Bernard Lewis emerged as the most influential postwar...
May 18, 2016|Cinnamon StillwellIndependent Journal Review
"Before I get started, I just wanted to say that we are meeting on stolen indigenous people's land. That's really important to acknowledge." So declared San Francisco State University race and resistance studies professor Rabab Abdulhadi, at the
May 09, 2016|Eric GolubJihad Watch
Can Muslim women achieve equality and "social justice" within the traditional confines of Islam? A new program at New York City's Union Theological Seminary (UTS), the Islam Social Justice Interreligious Engagement Program (ISJIE), held an inaugural
April 30, 2016|Caleb JephsonAmerican Thinker
Dictatorships have an interest in magnifying minor problems in liberal democracies in order to divert attention from their own oppression and brutality. One wonders if this interest played a role in facilitating a recent panel titled "Anti-Muslim
April 05, 2016|Andrew HarrodFrontPage Magazine
"I can't have a serious conversation with you about the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) and violence because" this author's question "is driven by a certain ideological agenda," declared University of Denver Middle East studies professor Nader Hashemi. His
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...
March 07, 2016|Cinnamon StillwellThe Daily Caller
Leave it to the Middle East studies establishment to defend the vilest forms of conspiratorial anti-Semitic rhetoric, provided it's in service of demonizing Israel. Jasbir Puar, the Rutgers University women's and gender studies professor and
March 02, 2016|Andrew HarrodFrontPage Magazine
Ellen McLarney, who teaches Asian and Middle Eastern studies at Duke, would have you believe that a "pacifist struggle for civil jihad" led by Islamic feminists offers a benign "alternative kind of jihad" to that practiced by Islamist terrorists
February 26, 2016|Cinnamon StillwellFrontPage Magazine
Late last year, during the ongoing frenzy of violence directed at Israelis known as the "stabbing intifada," 20-year-old Maram Hassoneh was killed in her second attempted knife attack on IDF soldiers manning a checkpoint. Hassoneh, a devout Muslim...