Topic: Palestine

Overall ’19: Vote Yes on Divestment

Op-eds, Opinions

Overall ’19: Vote Yes on Divestment

March 18, 2019 2 comments

Last month, the United Nations Human Rights Council concluded that Israeli forces’ shooting of over 6,000 unarmed Palestinian protesters in Gaza last year had “no justification” and that these acts “may constitute war crimes.”

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

Op-eds, Opinions

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

Columns, Opinions

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.

Columns, Opinions

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.”

News, University News

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.

Israeli historian talks Palestinian refugee crisis

News, University News

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.

University News

Zoabi talks future of Palestinians in Israel

March 7, 2016 5 comments

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