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The Libelous Claims on National SJP’s Panel

On February 19, 2021, the Institute for Policy Studies’ Middle East Fellow Khury Petersen-Smith and the National Students for Justice in Palestine (NSJP) organization shared their latest iteration of antisemitic libels and hypocrisy during “Freedom Intertwined: Organizing for Collective Liberation,” a virtual panel hosted by NSJP. The event framed Palestinian self-determination...

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UCL Student Union Sidesteps Jewish Students (& Reality) on IHRA

Photo: Steve Cadman/Wikimedia Commons On February 3rd, the University College London Students Union’s Welfare & Community Zone held a special session on a proposal calling to support the UCL Academic Board Working Group’s December 2020 ‘Report on Racism and Prejudice. ‘ The report advised the College to rescind the International Holocaust Remembrance...

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The Irony of Israel-Nazi Comparisons on College Campuses

Photo: German Federal Archive/Wikimedia Commons On a Spring day in 2018 during the March of Return riots, Palestinians at the Gaza border flew a swastika-emblazoned kite carrying a Molotov cocktail into Israel. From the black smoke of burning tires arose another swastika, only this time interposed between two Palestinian flags....

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Why we Should Celebrate the Adoption of IHRA

Photo: Ewan Munro/Wikimedia Commons At the close of last term, QMUL and QMSU announced their intention to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism. Drafted in 2018, the definition creates a legal framework by which antisemitism can be challenged, and represents an important step in ensuring...

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Palestinian Rights and the IHRA Definition of Antisemitism

On Nov. 29, The Guardian published a letter titled “Palestinian rights and the IHRA definition of antisemitism.” It was signed by 122 Palestinian and Arab academics, journalists and intellectuals who expressed their concerns about the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism. Among the signatories is Sherene Seikaly, an associate professor of...

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