Topic: Israel

Letter: The case for divestment is riddled with untruths

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: The case for divestment is riddled with untruths

February 14, 2020 2 comments

To the Editor: Brown University should take a moral stand by continuing to keep its investments in Israeli companies. Alums should be proud that our university recognizes that the existence of Israel is necessary in the global fight against anti-Semitism.

Federman ’23: Trump’s so-called peace plan for Israel and Palestine hinders progress

Columns

Federman ’23: Trump’s so-called peace plan for Israel and Palestine hinders progress

January 31, 2020 0 comments

It took me only a few weeks on Brown’s campus to realize something notable about the political culture here — that one cannot escape becoming involved in the contentious and ongoing conversation about Israel and Palestine.

Harris-Grosky ’22, Kianovsky ’23, Edelstein ’23, Nussbaum Cohen ’23, Federman ’23: The Democratic party must concretely oppose Israel’s annexationist policies

Op-eds, Opinions

Harris-Grosky ’22, Kianovsky ’23, Edelstein ’23, Nussbaum Cohen ’23, Federman ’23: The Democratic party must concretely oppose Israel’s annexationist policies

December 4, 2019 1 comment

For decades, the long-standing consensus in American politics has been support for the two-state solution as the only viable resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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

Op-eds, Opinions

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

Op-eds, Opinions

Bienstock ’20: Understanding BDS beyond the headlines

November 17, 2019 1 comment

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

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.

Op-eds, Opinions

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.