Topic: Israel

Tunkel ’19: Before her visit to campus, students should know about Linda Sarsour’s history of anti-Semitism

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Tunkel ’19: Before her visit to campus, students should know about Linda Sarsour’s history of anti-Semitism

November 17, 2019 0 comments

Today, the Brown chapters of Students for Justice in Palestine and Jewish Voice for Peace will be hosting a panel entitled “BDS: The Palestinian Right to Resist.”

Bienstock ’20: Understanding BDS beyond the headlines

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Bienstock ’20: Understanding BDS beyond the headlines

November 17, 2019 0 comments

In recent years, the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement has grown among critics of Israel and its policies. At the same time, opponents of the movement have gained media and political prominence.

Price ’20: BDS: A wolf in sheep’s clothing

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Price ’20: BDS: A wolf in sheep’s clothing

March 15, 2019 23 comments

Shortly after the United Nations voted in 1947 to partition Palestine into two states, one Jewish and one Arab, the Arab world was incensed. Syria’s then president Shukri al-Quwatli threatened to “eradicate Zionism.”

Aman ’20: Creating productive dialogue on Israel/Palestine

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Aman ’20: Creating productive dialogue on Israel/Palestine

February 27, 2019 1 comment

I used to spend a lot of time avoiding news about Israel and Palestine. In particular, learning about human rights violations committed by the Israel Defense Forces was deeply upsetting — it was hard to discover that the fairy tale place I learned about as a child in Hebrew school wasn’t so magical after all.

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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 2 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 1 comment

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 4 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 1 comment

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 21 comments

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