Asaf Romirowsky

Executive Director, SPME; Fellow, Middle East Forum; co-author, Religion, Politics, and the Origins of Palestine Refugee Relief.

Appears in these episodes:

Colleges and universities—from Harvard to the 23–campus California State system—have announced that their courses will move online in the fall. Will students pay tens of thousands of dollars in tuition and costs to sit in their basements and Zoom? Are we about to witness a complete reset of the physical vs. online education system? Can the Ivy League maintain its primacy in a post-pandemic world? Will campus hate merely shift to online harassment? Joining Edwin: historian Asaf Romirowsky, executive director of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East(which has chapters throughout America), and archaeologist and historian Alex Joffe, editor of SPME’s BDS Monitor.

COVID-19 has been a boon to campus anti-Semitic hate mongers who demonize Israel. Jacob Baime, executive director of Israel on Campus CoalitionRoz Rothstein, CEO of StandWithUs, and Asaf Romirowsky, executive director of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East, join Edwin to probe how the BDS movement and other anti-Jewish groups have adopted tactics in the new Remote Age—and then took questions.