Topic: Israel

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Samilow ’19: The case against anonymous commentary

April 26, 2018 0 comments

President Trump has many betes noires — his enemies, some of his friends, germs and sharks, to name a few — but none is more despised than the “FAKE NEWS media.”

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Non-Brown, Pro-Israel group stirs controversy

April 20, 2018 0 comments

Tensions rose on campus last week when a non-Brown-affiliated, pro-Israel group allegedly harassed students outside the Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center.

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Gladstone ’18, Shire ’19: A call for civil dialogue and nuance

April 13, 2018 0 comments

Earlier this week, a group called Students Supporting Israel — which has no affiliation with Brown Students for Israel or, as far as we know, with any student group on campus — tabled outside of the Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center last Wednesday.

Alums finance Israel Fund as first regional endowed fund

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Alums finance Israel Fund as first regional endowed fund

February 25, 2018 0 comments

More students may find their way to Israel during their time at the University thanks to the Israel Fund, an endowed fund created from alumni donations designated to support new and existing programs related to Israel.

Former Tel Aviv professor lectures on Israel’s first prime minister

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Former Tel Aviv professor lectures on Israel’s first prime minister

November 29, 2017 0 comments

Anita Shapira, head of Rabin Center, discusses Israel’s founding leader for Watson event.

Israeli historian talks Palestinian refugee crisis

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Israeli historian talks Palestinian refugee crisis

April 19, 2017 0 comments

Israeli historian Benny Morris addressed a packed room at the Joukowsky Forum Wednesday as part of the new Israel-Palestine Distinguished Lecture Series.

First Ethiopian ‘Miss Israel’ discusses opening doors in modeling industry

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First Ethiopian ‘Miss Israel’ discusses opening doors in modeling industry

April 4, 2017 0 comments

In a T-shirt and flip flops, Aynaw arrived at the competition’s first round, feeling out of place among the women clad in lavish dresses.

Project Interchange-sponsored trip draws criticism

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Project Interchange-sponsored trip draws criticism

February 13, 2017 0 comments

Seventeen Brown students traveled to Israel and Palestine over winter break on a trip sponsored by Project Interchange.

Until June 2015, Palestinian territories were not options for study abroad. The ban was lifted in response to requests by faculty members.

Study abroad options include West Bank

April 20, 2016 0 comments

Students can now apply to study at universities in the occupied Palestinian territories, as well as institutes in Israel.

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Zoabi talks future of Palestinians in Israel

March 7, 2016 0 comments

Haneen Zoabi, a Palestinian Arab member of the Knesset, spoke at “Critical Conversations: Suffering Embrace? The Futures of Palestinians in Israel.”