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[Editor's note: This article was published on Mondoweiss.] The complex and often contentious relationship between American Jews and Muslims witnessed two momentous events that produced divergent results and emotions. On the one hand, anti-Semitic...
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Date
February 23, 2017
By
Kristin Szremski, director of media and communications
Seven years ago, I had the distinct pleasure of traveling to Palestine for the first time on a Sabeel Witness Trip. Our group was made up of white American Christians of various denominations, our Scottish-born tour guide and me, a white American...
[Editor's note: This article was first published on Al Jazeera English.] Since the election of Donald Trump, there has been a renewed interest across the country in Muslim-Jewish partnership. Trump's ascension to power on a platform of racism and...
First published in Daily Sabah Barack Obama's administration. Just a day earlier, the U.N. Security Council process was brought to a screeching halt after news of Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi withdrawing Egypt's own resolution following a phone...
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Date
December 16, 2016
By
Kristin Szremski
Editor's note: Kristin Szremski, AMP national director of media and communications, wrote this op-ed in response to a column written by David Horowitz that attacked AMP. It was first published in The Forward.  The American Muslims for...
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Date
December 09, 2016
By
Dr. Hatem Bazian
Published earlier on www.hatembazian.com
 Recently a firestorm has taken the US based Palestine solidarity movement because of the Shalom Hartman Institute’s Muslim Leadership Initiative(MLI), as a second group of young American Muslim...
hat do Islamophobic figures like Daniel Pipes, Steve Emerson, Wafa Sultan and Nonie Darwish have in common? Many answers come to mind, but not the one that I am seeking. The answer is that all of them are recipients of one award or another from the...
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Date
November 29, 2016
By
Dr. Hatem Bazian
Palestine ... it is something colonial In 1902, Theodor Herzl, the founder of political Zionism, wrote to Cecil Rhodes, the Minister of Colonies for Great Britain: "You are being invited to help make history. It doesn't involve Africa, but a...
Note: This article was first published in the Daily Sabah.  The current situation in Palestine is unsustainable for the Palestinians as the internal dynamics are a harbinger of an impending future crisis. First and foremost, let's dispense...
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Date
September 22, 2016
By
Dr. Hatem Bazian
The “suspension” followed by the “reinstatement” of Ethnic Studies 198, Palestine, a settler colonial analysis course by University of California, Berkeley Administration is paradigmatic of Palestine’s treatment in academia. Narrating Palestine in...