Tag: Arab-Israeli Conflict

Israel, Jews and the Left

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       According to a recent New York Times article “protesting Israel has become practically an elective for liberal college students furious about the growth of Israeli settlements in the West Bank, and the ranks of left-wing Jewish groups advocating boycott of Israeli products have swelled.” [1]/        The transformation of the […]

Eran Lerman, ” Three Totalitarian Temptations Nazism Communism and Islamism as Anchors in the Israel Palestine Conflict”

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Col. (res.) Dr. Eran Lerman Researcher at Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies and former Deputy for Foreign Policy and International Affairs at the National Security Council in the Israeli Prime Minster’s Office Location: Leacock Building, Room 738 Time: 6:00 P.M. Convener: Michelle Whiteman, Director, ISGAP Canada

Israeli Apartheid Week in Britain: Why Students’ Unions Are Acting Unlawfully

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Israeli Apartheid Week sits within a global social movement, the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions or BDS movement, which aims to exclude Israel from the economic, cultural and educational life of the rest of the world. It has been a feature of city and campus life since 2004 when it burst onto the scene with the […]

Neil Rogachevsky, “The Politics of Israeli Public Diplomacy from the Second Intifada to the Present”

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FEB. 8 “THE POLITICS OF ISRAELI PUBLIC DIPLOMACY FROM THE SECOND INTIFADA TO THE PRESENT” Professor Neil Rogachevsky Tikvah Postdoctoral Fellow, Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought, Yeshiva University Location: Harvard Hillel, Rabb Hall Time: 7:00 P.M. Convener: Vivaldi Jean-Marie

Iranian Elections: The Radicals Strike Back

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Tomorrow the Iranian people will simultaneously elect a new Parliament (Majlis) and Council of Experts—assigned to monitor the functioning of the Supreme Leader and to choose a new Supreme Leader when the position becomes vacant. The timing, following the nuclear deal, amidst domestic rifts and growing domestic and external challenges make the elections of unique […]

Bassem Eid “The Internal Palestinian Conflicts”

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Feb.22 “The Internal Palestinian Conflicts” Mr. Bassem Eid Founder, Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group (PHRMG) Location: Harvard Law School, Wasserstein Hall, WCC B010 Time: 7:00 P.M. Convener: Vivaldi Jean-Marie

The Roots of Anti-Israel Attitudes

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Israel is demonized and singled out by the media and international bodies. Israel is accused of excessive use of force, despite its great efforts to minimize collateral damage, while the massacres by the Assad regime or the heavy collateral damage resulting from Saudi attacks in Yemen are hardly mentioned. The EU decided to mark the […]

Journalistic Ethics and Mideast Reporting

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In a world at once increasingly chaotic and interconnected, the news media have come to play unprecedented roles both in covering and influencing fast-moving events. The current violence in Israel is all the more disturbing because of the morally ambiguous coverage it receives in the worldwide press. Although this phenomenon is not new – the […]

Arab Minority in Israel: Denouncing the idea of a Jewish State?

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On October 15, the eve of the 98th anniversary of Lord Balfour’s Declaration, Sheikh Kamal Khatib of the Islamic Movement in Israel wrote: If Balfour had promised the Jews a state and fulfilled his promise, then Allah praised his name had promised us to shed his light on the entire universe and make Islam victorious […]

Ending a Century of Palestinian Rejectionism

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Palestinians are on the wrong track and will not get off it until the outside world demands better of them. News comes every year or two of a campaign of violence spurred by Palestinian political and religious leaders spreading wild-eyed conspiracy theories (the favorite: Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem is under threat). A spasm of unprovoked […]