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Middle East Studies in the News
Title Publication Date
Clarion Exclusive Report: Foreign Influence Ops on US Universities [incl. John Esposito] Clarion Project September 6, 2019
'Israel Studies' Academics Blast 'Academic Thuggery' of the Left [incl. Ian Lustick, Donna Robinson Divine, Asaf Romirowsky, Miriam Elman] JNS (Jewish News Syndicate) May 28, 2019
Word Crimes: Left-Wing Israel Studies Faculty Try to Silence Scholars Deemed Too Pro-Israel [incl. Ian Lustick, Arie Dubnov, Miriam Elman, Asaf Romirowsky, Donna Robinson Divine] Legal Insurrection May 2, 2019
'Anti-BDS, Pro-Israel Hasbara': Internal War Breaks Out in Israel Studies Field [incl. Miriam Elman, Ian Lustick, Gershon Shafir, Ilan Troen, Donna Robinson Divine, Arie Dubnov] Haaretz April 18, 2019
Meme Distorts Quran Verses [incl. Joseph Lowry] FactCheck.org March 18, 2019
ZOA, Penn Middle East Center Plan Meeting Over Breaking the Silence Event [incl. Ian Lustick] The Jewish Exponent October 18, 2018
'Visionary Intellect' to Retire from Rutgers' Bildner Center [on Yael Zerubavel] The New Jersey Jewish News May 29, 2018
Penn's Middle East Center Welcomes John Ghazvinian as Associate Director The Daily Pennsylvanian January 30, 2018
Penn Experts Aid Grade School Teachers in Confronting Islamophobia in the Classroom [incl. Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher, Jamal J. Elias] Penn News August 29, 2016
Staff Q&A with Amelia Carter of UPenn's Middle East Center Penn Current (News of University of Pennsylvania) October 22, 2015
Freshman Seminar Explores Penn's Contributions to Middle Eastern Studies [incl. Heather Sharkey] Penn News (University of Pennsylvania) July 31, 2015
Tweeting Islamist Propaganda [incl. John Esposito, Ann Norton] FrontPage Magazine May 20, 2015
Statement by Jewish Studies Professors in North America Regarding the Amcha Initiative The Jewish Daily Forward October 1, 2014
How to Lie About Israel, Part Two: The Hard Left [incl. Ian Lustick] Haaretz April 29, 2014
"Muslim Obligations in Promoting Justice, in America" Tundra Tabloids February 26, 2014
Failure of the Two-State Solution: A Reply to Ian Lustick The Algemeiner November 28, 2013
Ian Lustick's Iron Dice Commentary Magazine September 24, 2013
New York Times Op-Ed Pushes Demise of Jewish State [on Ian Lustick] Honest Reporting September 16, 2013
Ian Lustick's NY Times Review Rant on the "Illusion of a Two-State Solution" The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles September 16, 2013
The Depravity of the Anti-Israeli Left [on Ian Lustick] Commentary Magazine September 15, 2013
Egyptian Graffiti Portraying Revolution Comes to Duke [incl. Kelly Jarret, miriam cooke] The Duke Chronicle September 12, 2013
Ian Lustick Needs A New Map (And Flare Gun) Snapshots (Blog of CAMERA) March 28, 2013
Penn Political Review Kicks Off 10th Year of Publication [incl. Ian Lustick] The Daily Pennsylvanian (student newspaper of the University of Pennsylvania) January 23, 2013
Stopping the Middle East Violence Doesn't Mean Sacrificing Freedom [incl. Anthea Butler] National Post September 20, 2012
Religion Professor at Center of Twitter Controversy Amid Middle East Riots [on Anthea Butler] The Daily Pennsylvanian (student newspaper of the University of Pennsylvania) September 19, 2012
In The Wall Street Journal, Michael Oren is Right: Israel's Enemies Seek Its Delegitimization Snapshots (Blog of CAMERA) May 16, 2012
Students, Professors Discuss Middle Eastern Revolutions [on Fawaz Gerges] The Daily Pennsylvanian (student newspaper of the University of Pennsylvania) March 21, 2012
UPenn Professor Jamal Elias Lectures on the Evolution of Islamic Iconography [incl. Robert Rozehnal] The Brown and White (student newspaper of Lehigh University) February 26, 2012
From 'Water Buffalo' to BDS, Penn Faces Free Speech Questions The Daily Pennsylvanian (student newspaper of the University of Pennsylvania) February 14, 2012
BDS Conference Opens With Criticism of UN, Israel [incl. Rashid Khalidi] The Daily Pennsylvanian (student newspaper of the University of Pennsylvania) February 4, 2012
BDS Reveals its Real Agenda [incl. Rashid Khalidi, Ian Lustick] The Jewish Exponent February 1, 2012
Jewish Ideas Daily: Are Jewish Studies in Decline? The Jerusalem Post April 3, 2011
Penn Profs Hold Conflicting Views on Middle East Revolutions [incl. Roger Allen and Ian Lustick] The Daily Pennsylvanian (student newspaper of the University of Pennsylvania) February 27, 2011
Panel Offers Insight Into Egyptian Protests [incl. Ian Lustick] The Daily Pennsylvanian (student newspaper of the University of Pennsylvania) February 6, 2011
Forbes Relies on Radical Professor for Commentary [on Ian Lustick] CAMERA (Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America) June 24, 2010
Professor Ian Lustick Advises Israel to Make a Deal with Hamas Media With Conscience News June 20, 2010
More Students Taking Arabic May Not Translate Into More Cultural Comprehension [incl. John Voll, Roger Allen] The Chronicle of Higher Education April 13, 2010
Taking the Pulse of Obama's Mideast Policies [incl. Ian Lustick] The Jewish Exponent January 7, 2010
Conflict Offers No Easy Solutions [incl. Ian Lustick] Penn Current (University of Pennsylvania) April 9, 2009
Few Students Study in Arab Countries, Despite Increased Interest in Arabic Language The Daily Pennsylvanian (University of Pennsylvania) March 31, 2009
Resolving The Arab-Israeli Conflict [incl. Ian Lustick] The Daily Pennsylvanian (University of Pennsylvania) March 24, 2009
Debate Over 'Israel Lobby' Clout Returns [incl. Ian Lustick] The Jewish Daily Forward March 18, 2009
Colleges Give Hamas A Pass The Philadelphia Inquirer January 29, 2009
Profs Discuss Obama's Foreign Policy Challenges [incl. Ian Lustick] The Daily Pennsylvanian (University of Pennsylvania) January 22, 2009
Mideast Strife Hits Study Abroad The Philadelphia Inquirer January 17, 2009
Students Take Sides in Gaza Crisis [incl. Ian Lustick] The Daily Pennsylvanian January 16, 2009
Scholars Expound on Where Obama's Policies Will Take Him [incl. Ian Lustick, Jonathan Schanzer] The Jewish Exponent January 8, 2009
Five Convicted of Plotting to Kill Ft. Dix Soldiers [incl. Ian Lustick] The Los Angeles Times December 23, 2008
The Finkelstein Lobby Gets Clobbered, Again [incl. Ian Lustick] FrontPage Magazine September 18, 2008
Professors Against the War on Terror [on Ian Lustick] Accuracy in Media May 12, 2008
Lecturer Compares Eastern Civilizations [on Cemil Aydin] The Daily Pennsylvanian March 18, 2008
Students Look Eastward for New Languages [on Arabic lang. instruction at U. of Pennsylvania] The Daily Pennsylvanian December 4, 2007
What's Fair and Not Fair in the Middle East Debates? [on Ian Lustick, Norman Finkelstein] History News Network August 6, 2007
An Invitation I Received [from Ian Lustick] My Right Word Blog June 4, 2007
Show Goes on Despite Sick Lecturer [Jonathan Schanzer's lecture at U Penn] The Daily Pennsylanian April 25, 2007
A Failure to Communicate [on responses to the demand for teaching Arabic] Chronicle of Higher Education April 23, 2007
The Finkelstein Affair [also ref. Ian Lustick] FrontPage Magazine April 23, 2007
Middle East Scholar, Now at Penn, Dissects Islam's Nuts and Bolts [on Robert Morrison] The Jewish Exponent March 1, 2007
Potential Move Brings Potential Conflict [quotes Penn. prof. Ahmed Rushdie] The Daily Pennsylvanian February 23, 2007
Opening the Ivy Doors [on the new Yale Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Antisemitism, and on Juan Cole] The Jewish Week (New York) December 21, 2006
Academic Watch List [on Middle East studies, Amy Gutmann] Campus Report Online November 17, 2006
Jew-Hate on Campus FrontPage Magazine November 9, 2006
Scholars for Peace in the Middle East Statement on University of Pennsylvania President and "Suicide Bomber" Incident SPME Faculty Forum November 6, 2006
Political Suicide The Spine (TNR Online) November 6, 2006
Penn to Add Modern Middle East Studies (Provost's Report) University of Pennsylvania Almanac October 25, 2006
Prof Says Bush, Not Terrorists, to Blame for War on Terror The Daily Pennsylanian September 22, 2006
Educating Hamas Daily Pennsylvanian April 20, 2006
Controversial Professor Speaks Of Revisionism Evening Bulletin April 5, 2006
Ian Lustick Says So MartinKramer.org March 27, 2006
New federal program to aid language study Daily Pennsylvanian January 13, 2006
Inviting a bigot, Penn should be ashamed of asking Eugene Bird to speak Daily Pennsylvanian November 4, 2005
Penn's Middle East Program a Source of Concern Jewish Exponent November 3, 2005
Can Islamic law work today? Charlotte Observer October 3, 2005
Schools lack Mideast specialists Daily Pennsylvanian April 21, 2005
U Penn's Terror Apologists FrontPage Magazine March 30, 2005
Prof defends himself on TV Daily Pennsylvanian February 24, 2005
Professor says his views may cost job Philadelphia Inquirer February 11, 2005
Prof. Fired Over Pro-Israel Views Arutz 7 April 8, 2004
More Attempted Intimidation Charged in Prof. Gil-White Firing Case Arutz 7 March 5, 2004
U. Penn AssĀ“t Prof. May Lose Job for Pro-Israel Views Arutz 7 February 24, 2004
U.S. University Trying to Shut Down Pro-Israel Prof? Arutz 7 February 8, 2004
Impunity for anti-Semitism at Penn Arutz 7 November 11, 2003
Iraqi war a topic of discussion at the Castle Daily Pennsylvanian April 8, 2003
Goldilocks Warrior at Penn MartinKramer.org March 31, 2003
Survey
Title Publication Date
Neo-conservative "Cabal" & US/Iraq Middle East Policy Council October 1, 2002
Campus Watch in the Media
Title Publication Date
Agree to Disagree? [incl. Ian Lustick] 34th Street February 20, 2014
Few Classes to Address Current Arab-Israeli Affairs [incl. Ian Lustick] The Daily Pennsylvanian (student newspaper of the University of Pennsylvania) December 9, 2012
How to Respond to Ivory Tower Demands to Talk with Hamas Arutz Sheva (Israel National News) February 7, 2011
Un Terroriste dans la Tour d'Ivoire? [on Hassan Diab; incl. John Esposito, Zachary Lockman, Juan Cole, et al.] Lessakel Blog August 16, 2009
Terrorist in the Ivory Tower? [on Hassan Diab; incl. John Esposito, Zachary Lockman, Juan Cole, et al.] Assyrian International News Agency (AINA) August 13, 2009
Gideon Spitzer: A War on Truth about Gaza [incl. Ian Lustick, Lawrence Davidson] Solomonia Blog March 2, 2009
Proselytizing Islam at U. Penn Phi Beta Cons (NRO) October 30, 2008
American Israel Hawks Media Blog on National Review Online March 8, 2008
Headhunters at Harvard May Put a Woman in Charge [recalls Amy Gutmann's phot with student dressed as suicide bomber] The New York Times January 8, 2007
President Amy's Halloween Party [on Penn student dressed as suicide bomber] The Weekly Standard November 13, 2006
One Blog Set Off Covereage Avalanche [on Penn President Gutmann] The Daily Pennsylanian November 7, 2006
What the U. Penn Trustees Must Say to President Gutmann Phi Beta Cons (NRO) November 6, 2006
Will Photo Haunt Penn President? Inside Higher Education November 6, 2006
Student Doubts UPenn President's Account of Bomber Photo The Jerusalem Post November 5, 2006
A Shocking Item Phi Beta Cons (NRO) November 4, 2006
Ditzy Ivy Prexy's H'ween Ball Bombs [on Amy Gutmann of Penn] The New York Post November 4, 2006
Blogs Abuzz Over Penn (on Penn student dressed as suicide bomber) The Philadelphia Inquirer November 4, 2006
Party On [on Amy Gutmann of Penn and the "suicide bomber" photos] The Philadelphia Inquirer Blog, Blinq November 3, 2006
Upenn President Apologizes/Rationalizes for Suicide Bomber Photo-op Michelle Malkin (Blog) November 3, 2006
Jihad Chic at the University of Penn Michelle Malkin (Blog) November 2, 2006
Anti-Semitic Smoke Screens Pennsylvania Independent March 29, 2006
Between words: Living language [on Roger Allen] Al-Ahram 30 March-5 April 2006
Anti-Semitic Smoke Screens The Pennsylvania Independent January 29, 2006
Academic freedom of speech Daily Pennsylvanian January 28, 2005
Students tackle crime code grounded in Islamic law Associated Press October 7, 2004
Law class centers on reforming Maldives criminal code Daily Pennsylvanian September 21, 2004
The Lustick Files: A Guide to Intellectual Fools Arutz 7 June 23, 2004
Middle Eastern Studies programs under attack Daily Pennsylvanian February 2, 2004
Restoration Weekend: The Future of Academia FrontPage Magazine December 30, 2003
A Surge of Anti-Semitism or McCarthyism? Chronicle of Higher Education October 4, 2002
Campus Watch Research
Title Publication Date
The Cowardice of Middle East Studies danielpipes.org May 1, 2019
Scholars at UPenn Condemn U.S.-Israel Friendship American Spectator October 31, 2018
A Return to the Academy The Washington Times April 4, 2017
UPenn Professor Rejects Islamic Supremacism Jihad Watch March 31, 2017
Celebrity Reza Aslan Brings His 'Islamophobia' Show to Penn The Daily Caller March 10, 2017
New Campus Watch Resource: Professors to Avoid Campus Watch, a Project of the Middle East Forum June 23, 2016
Joint Statement on the Misuse of Federal Funds Under Title VI Middle East Forum and others September 17, 2014
Spies in the Classroom: CAIR vs. Campus Watch Frontpage Magazine October 28, 2013
'The Great Book Robbery' Hijacks History Ynet News April 7, 2013
Saree Makdisi's One-State Solution: A Delusive 'Just Peace' FrontPage Magazine June 1, 2011
Whitewashing the Muslim Brotherhood FrontPage Magazine May 20, 2011
Professors Push Israel to Negotiate with Hamas American Thinker February 6, 2011
Politicization of Middle East Studies on Display at Columbia U. Iran Conference FrontPage Magazine December 18, 2009
Terrorist in the Ivory Tower? [on Hassan Diab; incl. John Esposito, Zachary Lockman, Juan Cole, et al.] FrontPage Magazine August 13, 2009
A War on Truth about Gaza [incl. Ian Lustick, Lawrence Davidson] FrontPage Magazine March 2, 2009
PARC's Anti-Israel Polemics [incl. Joel Beinin, Rashid Khalidi, Ian Lustick, MESA, et al.] National Review Online July 11, 2008
What 'Silence' Are IDF's Critics Really Breaking? [ref. anti-Israel sentiment on college campuses] Jewish Exponent February 28, 2008
Lustick an Unfortunate Choice for Penn [on Ian Lustick] The Evening Bulletin (Philadelphia) November 2, 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 Exponent November 16, 2006
A Witch's Brew: The Gutmann Affair and Middle East Studies The Washington Examiner November 16, 2006
Morning Developments on the "Suicide Bomber" Story Democracy Project November 4, 2006
Penn President Poses with "Suicide Bomber" Democracy Project November 2, 2006
U Penn Prof for Shari'a FrontPage Magazine July 26, 2004
Muslim Students at Penn Sponsor Nazi FrontPage Magazine October 9, 2003
Moonlighting: Non-Specialists in the News
Title Publication Date
Temple University Owes Marc Lamont Hill an Apology Gulf News December 16, 2018
Did Marc Lamont Hill Commit a Microaggression? Philadelphia Inquirer December 3, 2018
Anti-Semitism Abolished!!! [on Jasbir Puar; incl. Mira Sucharov, Joshua Schreier, Ian Lustick] Times of Israel February 25, 2016
Academic Questions [on Norman Finkelstein] The Jewish Exponent (Philadelphia) May 10, 2007
Appearance of Staunch Israel Critic Sends Penn Campus Into a Tailspin [on Norman Finkelstein at Penn] The Jewish Exponent (Philadelphia) March 29, 2007
Letters to the Editor: [on Norman Finkelstein, Alan Dershowitz, Avery Goldstein] The Daily Pennsylanian March 23, 2007
Letters to the Editor: Norman Finkelstein [on his lecture at Penn] The Daily Pennsylanian March 22, 2007
Upholding Academic Freedom [on Norman Finkelstein at Penn] The Daily Pennsylanian March 21, 2007
Fostering Dialogue: The Political Science Department Was Justified in Bringing Norman Finkelstein The Daily Pennsylanian March 21, 2007
Norman Finkelstein Gives Lecture on Israeli/Palestinian Conflict The Daily Pennsylanian March 21, 2007
Amid Debates, Contentious Prof Speaks [on Norman Finkelstein at Penn] The Daily Pennsylanian March 21, 2007
Poli Sci Department Sponsorship Unduly Legitimizes Finkelstein's Work The Buzz (at the Daily Pennsylvanian) March 21, 2007
Letters to the Editor: Norman Finkelstein The Daily Pennsylanian March 20, 2007
Letters to the Editor: Norman Finkelstein The Daily Pennsylanian March 20, 2007
UA Avoids Debate on Divisive Speaker [on Norman Finkelstein] The Daily Pennsylanian March 20, 2007
Would the Political Science Department Invite David Duke? [on Norman Finkelstein at Penn] The Daily Pennsylanian March 19, 2007
Campus Watch Blog
Title Publication Date
Penn Prof Ian Lustick Objects to 'Israel Studies' Issue that Addresses Anti-Israel 'Word Crimes' Campus Watch Blog April 25, 2019
'The Great Book Robbery' Hijacks History Campus Watch Blog April 8, 2013
The Radicalism Behind the BDS Movement Campus Watch Blog February 2, 2012
Saree Makdisi's One-State Solution: A Delusive 'Just Peace' Campus Watch Blog June 1, 2011
Norman Finkelstein's Conspiratorial Universe Campus Watch Blog March 11, 2011
Terrorist in the Ivory Tower? The Curious Case of Hassan Diab Campus Watch Blog August 13, 2009