The Media’s Impact on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

  Op-Ed By Jacob Kagon   Open up a newspaper and chances are you will read something about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The current conflict between the Israelis and the Palestinians has become one of the most widely reported conflicts in the world today. It also happens to be one of the most complicated and divisive. […]

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How the BDS Movement Contradicts Itself

Op-Ed By Elysia Martin   The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement masks its true motives behind the slogan, “Freedom, Justice, Equality,” and instead demonizes the state of Israel by spreading propaganda that is not only hurting Israel but the Palestinians–the very people whose oppression they claim to want to end. The BDS movement contradicts […]

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Zionist Feminists for the Resistance

Op-Ed by Stephanie Black   Jewish Zionist women are a crucial aspect of the resistance to the patriarchy. Excluding us only harms the movement. Since the first Women’s March on Washington on January 21st of 2017, the debate surrounding progressivism and Zionism–the struggle for Jewish self-determination–has increased but gotten nowhere. It is time to put […]

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Jerusalem: 3000 Years of History, 3000 Opinions

Experience Reflection by Scott Boxer   Not long after President Trump announced the US recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, countries around the world reacted. They spoke about the “gravity of consequences,” as Palestinian Authority President Abbas put it, and threatened to cut diplomatic ties with Israel, like Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. […]

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The Middle East is Changing, it is Time to Adapt

Op-Ed by Diliman Abdulkader   The ever-changing political landscape of the Middle East requires for new alliances to take shape, especially as a new threat emerges: Iran. The growing Iranian expansionist ambitions in the region pushes former foes ever closer. A perfect example is the sensible ties between Gulf states of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United […]

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The Origin of the Relations Between Catalunya and Israel

Op-Ed by José  Eriel Muniz Gomez         Although Catalunya is not an independent state, non-formal relations between the regional Government of Catalunya (Generalitat) and the Government of Israel have been persistent and active since 1986. One of those who has made this closeness possible was Jordi Pujol, President of the Generalitat of […]

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Israeli Fashion Show

Event Reflection by Sophie Levy   “Israel Gradually Reopens Embassy in Jordan”   “A Dangerous Course Israel Should Avoid”   “Can Crazy Still Keep the Peace Between Israel and Iran?”     It seems the history of Israel only finds itself in politically-motivated headlines. Yet, I attended an event that presented Israel in a new, […]

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Israel Study Abroad: The 50 Year Anniversary of the Six-Day War

Experience Reflection By Ashley Muse   Last summer I was able to participate in a three-week study abroad program with the School of International Service, led by professor Guy Ziv. During our time in Israel, we traveled from the very Upper Northern region of the country on the Israel-Syria border, to the very Southernmost region […]

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