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Mar 21, 2017, 05:03 ET SPME Hosts Special Evening for Tarek Fatah

Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME), an international foundation working for peace in the Middle East, hosted an event on international...


Mar 20, 2012, 02:00 ET The University's Jihad Against Israel & Jews: An Alarming New Book Reveals How the 'New' Anti-Semitism is Being Fomented on College Campuses

Genocidal Liberalism: The University's Jihad Against Israel & Jews, by Dr. Richard L. Cravatts, explores the growing phenomenon of Israel-hatred and...


Mar 15, 2012, 07:00 ET A Statement of the Board of Directors of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East Regarding the Recent Events at the University of California at San Diego

The following is a statement of the board of directors of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East in support of Professor Shlomo Dubnov: We are the...


Jan 31, 2012, 04:54 ET Dr. Richard L. Cravatts Named President of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East

Richard L. Cravatts, Ph.D., Professor of Practice and Director of the Communications Management Program in the School of Management of Simmons...


Jan 05, 2012, 03:30 ET Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME) Announces the Launch of New Website

Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME) is thrilled to announce the launch of its new website www.SPME.net. Dynamic and intuitive, the new site...


Aug 23, 2011, 12:48 ET Scholars for Peace in the Middle East Legal Task Force Releases Its Statement of Principles on Academic Freedom and the Freedom of Speech

Board of Directors of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East voted this week to approve the final draft of the SPME Legal Task Force's Statement of...


Aug 19, 2011, 02:35 ET Scholars for Peace in the Middle East Welcome Clarification by the American Jewish Committee on Anti-Semitism on Campus Issue

Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME) welcomes and applauds the disavowal by the American Jewish Committee (AJC) of an opinion piece entitled...


Jul 19, 2011, 12:55 ET Scholars for Peace in the Middle East Stellungnahme zur Wiederaufnahme der Beziehungen Zwischen der Universität Johannesburg und der Ben Gurion Universität

Auf Grund einer höchst begrüßenswerten Entwicklung kündigte die Verwaltung der Universität Johannesburg nun an, nachdem im Frühjahr dieses Jahres der ...


Jul 19, 2011, 11:49 ET Scholars for Peace in the Middle East Statement on Restoration of University of Johannesburg Relations With Ben Gurion University

In a most welcome development, following a vote earlier this year by the University of Johannesburg (UJ) Faculty Senate to boycott Ben Gurion...


Jul 11, 2011, 11:50 ET Das SPME Board of Directors fordert die sofortige Freilassung der Lehrenden und Angestellten des Baha'i Institute of Higher Education im Iran

Die unterfertigten Mitglieder des Board of Directors von Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME), einer Organisation, die Akademiker auf der...


Jul 11, 2011, 10:49 ET Scholars for Peace in the Middle East Board Demands Immediate Release of Faculty and Staff of the Baha'i Institute of Higher Education in Iran

The following was written by Scholars for Peace in the Middle East Board of Directors: The undersigned members of the Board of Directors of Scholars...


Jun 24, 2011, 12:32 ET SPME, UK Leadership y BDS Task Force condenan el boicot de UCU del voto de la campaña de Israel

- Junta directiva de Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME), UK Leadership y BDS Task Force condenan el boicot académico de UCU del voto de la...


Jun 23, 2011, 22:23 ET Gelehrte für den Frieden im Nahen Osten Vorstand, Führungsetage Vereinigtes Königreich und BDS-Arbeitsgruppe verurteilen akademischen Boykott der Abstimmung der Israelkampagne durch UCU und ihre Zurückweisung der EU-Definition von Antisemitismus

Der Vorstand der Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME), die SPME-Arbeitsgruppe für Boykott, Desinvestition und Sanktionen und die...


Jun 22, 2011, 03:23 ET Scholars for Peace in the Middle East Board of Directors, UK Leadership and BDS Task Force Condemn UCU Academic Boycott of Israel Campaign Vote and Rejection of EU Definition of Anti-Semitism

The Board of Directors of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME), SPME Task Force on Boycotts Divestments and Sanctions and Leadership of...


Jun 22, 2011, 03:04 ET SPME Statement on YIISA and YPSA

The following is a statement by Scholars for Peace in the Middle East Board of Directors: In response to Yale University's abrupt and thus far poorly ...


Apr 05, 2011, 10:23 ET Scholars for Peace in the Middle East, The Jewish National Fund, and Media Watch International Offer a Summer Institute Fellowship in Israel for American Faculty

The Faculty Fellowship Summer Institute in Israel is a competitive academic fellowship for university and college faculty members. Sponsored by Media ...


Feb 08, 2011, 07:00 ET Ambassadors Oren and Lewis, Dershowitz and Cotler and 60 Scholars and Experts Address Over 150 Attendees at SPME Conference in Miami

Over 150 experts, representing many disciplines and fields, as well as a number of current and former government officials, participated in a recent...


Jan 17, 2011, 15:46 ET Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME) gegen Boykott am Ariel University Center

Der Vorstand von Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME), der Boykott an Hochschulen generell ablehnt, insbesondere diejenigen, die sich gegen...


Jan 17, 2011, 06:53 ET Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME) se opone al boicot al Ariel University Center

El consejo de dirección de Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME), manteniendo su posición de oposición a los boicots académicos en general, y...


Jan 17, 2011, 05:03 ET Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME) est contre le boycott du centre universitaire d'Ariel

Le conseil d'administration de Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME), en ligne avec sa position d'opposition aux boycotts universitaires en...


Jan 13, 2011, 10:02 ET Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME) Opposes Ariel University Center Boycott

he Board of Directors of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME), in keeping with its position of opposing academic boycotts in general, and...


Nov 02, 2010, 08:23 ET Statement of Nobel Laureates on Academic Boycotts, Divestments and Sanctions (BDS) Actions Against Israeli Academics, Israeli Academic Institutions and Academic Centers and Institutes of Research and Training With Affiliations in Israel

Led by Nobel Laureates Roger Kornberg, Stanford University, and Steven Weinberg, University of Texas at Austin, 38 Nobel colleagues have endorsed the ...


Sep 20, 2010, 01:58 ET SPME and U. of Miami '50 Years of the Special US-Israel Relations (1962-2012): Walt-Mearsheimer in Perspective'

Scholars for Peace in the Middle East and the Sue and Leonard Miller Center for Contemporary Judaic Studies at the University of Miami will hold an...


Apr 17, 2010, 08:00 ET Six Nobel Laureates, Connected with Scholars for Peace in the Middle East, and Elie Wiesel Counter Desmond Tutu and Noam Chomsky's Statements on Israel Divestment Issue at UC Berkeley

As the debate on whether or not to divest from Israel discussed by the student senate at University of California, Berkeley moved toward conclusion,...