Topic: Israel/Palestine

Op-eds, Opinions

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.

Derek Penslar, visiting professor of history from Harvard spoke on the  founding of the Israeli state at the Watson Institute.

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Derek Penslar explains dependency of Israeli state

April 12, 2018 0 comments

Derek Penslar, visiting professor of history from Harvard, spoke about the dichotomy of Israeli independence and dependency at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Wednesday.

Columns, Opinions

Samilow ’19: Academic boycotts are bad for the academy

March 16, 2018 0 comments

A Supreme Court justice once said, in the context of the death penalty, that when a judge feels unable to apply a law because of his or her personal views, it’s time to resign and either launch a political campaign or lead a revolution.

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.

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.

Op-eds

SJP: Petitioning against Hillel is not anti-Semitic

March 21, 2016 0 comments

Two weeks ago, a coalition of students wrote to Janet Mock, petitioning her to reconsider the Brown/RISD Hillel sponsorship of her March 21 talk.

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Bennett ’16: Pinkwashing is a poor reason to reject the Mock event

March 18, 2016 0 comments

Last week, a petition began circulating online that demanded the acclaimed trans activist Janet Mock disassociate her lecture from its sponsors.