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Professor Paul Scham is the Executive Director of the Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies at the University of Maryland and he blogs Partners for Progressive Peace.

Commentary 707: Why Partners for Progressive Israel No Longer Calls For a Settlement Boycott

05 August 2021

Ben & Jerry’s recent decision to discontinue business in the occupied West Bank, together with the high degree of media and political attent

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Commentary 725: President’s Message – How to Peacefully Not Divide the Land Of Israel/Palestine

11 October 2021

My Israel Horizons colleague and friend Ron Skolnik, in his neighbouring column in this issue (page 4), has shown how “blind love” of the

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Commentary 750: The Arab-Israel Conflict is over! Has Anyone Noticed?

20 January 2022

Pardon me, but has anyone realized that the conflict between Israel and the Arab states, which defined Israel’s life since its establishment in

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Commentary 782: Eyes Right! A Leftist Looks at the Israeli Right

31 October 2022

We have all now recognized that, despite our best efforts, the once progressive State of Israel is currently heavily tilted towards the right. The rem

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Commentary 563: Tlaib/Omar: Its only Politics

06 September 2019

The current Rashida Tlaib/Ilhan Omar debacle has received more attention from every quarter than virtually anything other than a war. All the usual su

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