Asaf Romirowsky
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review of Thou Shalt Innovate: How Israeli Ingenuity Repairs the World

May 13, 2018  •  JNS

As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Sanctions and Divestment movement has been propagating the idea of "anti-normalization," advocating for complete and total isolation of Israel, rejecting any interaction between Arabs and Jews, and underscoring that Jews cannot be or have a nation-state.

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The Real Reason That Palestinians In Gaza Are Marching

March 29, 2018  •  Forward

As Jews and non-Jews prepare for the 70th anniversary of Israel's creation, both Hamas and Fatah are preparing for the commemoration of the Nakba. Now on the eve of Passover and Easter, Palestinians and Israeli Arabs throughout Israel, will mark 'Land Day,' commemorating an Israeli decision in 1976 to expropriate land in the Galilee, an act that sparked riots that resulted in the death of six Israeli Arab citizens.

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Iran's Role in the Boycott Israel Campaign

March 15, 2018  •  The National Interest

The Boycott, Sanctions and Divestment movement, better known by the acronym BDS, targeting Israel has largely been viewed as a Palestinian- and Western European-driven campaign with the alleged goal of advancing Palestinian statehood. Yet the Islamic Republic of Iran's key role in stoking the BDS movement has increasingly become a key factor in economic warfare against the Jewish state.

The U.S. State Department classifies Iran's regime as a leading active state-sponsor of terrorism.

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Reframing the Middle Eastern and Palestinian Refugee Crises

March 13, 2018  •  Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: There are two Middle Eastern refugee crises currently vying for resources and attention. One is nominally focused on Syria but in fact extends from Libya to Afghanistan. The other crisis is Palestinian and has supposedly been going on since 1948. A closer look at the causes of these crises shows the former to be primarily the result of the collapsing Arab state system and the rise of militant Islam, while the latter cannot be considered a crisis at all.

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The politics of social justice

March 5, 2018  •  Ynet News

On October of 1967, Martin Luther King underscored that "when people criticize Zionists, they mean Jews. You're talking anti-Semitism!" This bold and unapologetic statement is something that you would not hear today from the membership of Black Lives Matter (BLM).

In today's age of technology, we see more rapid use of social media and soft power by pro-Palestinian groups hijacking the narrative of peace, justice and human rights, while in reality they yearn for Israel's destruction.

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Asaf Romirowsky's Book

Cover of Religion, Politics, and the Origins of Palestine Refugee Relief

Religion, Politics, and the Origins of Palestine Refugee Relief

by Asaf Romirowsky and Alexander H. Joffe
Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. 268 pp. $100
December 18, 2013

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