Archive by Author: Scholars for Israel and Palestine

Rep. Ellison’s Middle East Views Do Not Disqualify Him for Leadership

By Scholars for Israel and Palestine

Scholars for Israel and Palestine condemn the recent attacks on Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minnesota) that claim he should be disqualified as a candidate for the position of Chair of the Democratic National Committee because of his attitudes on Israel, Palestine, and Jews. We take no position on who should be selected as DNC Chair. But […]

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Progressive Academic Teach-In Invitation

By Scholars for Israel and Palestine
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SIP Statement on the Crisis in Israel and Palestine

By Scholars for Israel and Palestine

As the executive committee of Scholars for Israel and Palestine, we are appalled by the escalating wave of violence now engulfing Jerusalem and other areas. No political grievances can justify murderous attacks against civilians, be they Israelis or Palestinians or anyone else, and we are disturbed that misleading public statements about imminent Israeli threats to Al Aqsa […]

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Scholars Support the Iran Nuclear Agreement

By Scholars for Israel and Palestine

September 3, 2015 TO: Members of the U.S. House of Representatives Members of the U.S. Senate FROM: Partners for Progressive Israel Scholars for Israel and Palestine   Scholars Support the Iran Nuclear Agreement As scholars and professors, we call upon Congress to approve the nuclear agreement with Iran.  We join the 46 retired Israeli generals […]

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We Celebrate Israel’s Independence Day and Call for an Independence Day for Palestine

By Scholars for Israel and Palestine

On Israel Independence Day, we recall that Israel’s Declaration of Independence proclaimed the necessity and justice of establishing an independent Israeli nation-state that would embody the Jewish people’s right to national self-determination and serve as an ultimate refuge for Jews everywhere. The success of that endeavor, and Israel’s persistence in the face of many dangers […]

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Anti-BDS Scholars Challenge Netanyahu Decision to Make US-Israel Relationship Partisan

By Scholars for Israel and Palestine

Oppose Policies that Promote the  Occupation and Demean Palestinians and Israeli Critics February 26, 2015 FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Professor Steven M. Cohen — steve34nyc@aol.com Professor Mira Sucharov — sucharov@hotmail.com Professor Todd Gitlin — tg2058@columbia.edu Professor Irwin Sandler — sandler.irwin@gmail.com Professor Michael Walzer — walzer@ias.edu Yesterday, 65 leading progressive academics and scholars from across […]

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