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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.

Jackson ’00: Let’s stop profiting from Palestinian suffering, now: Brown must divest

Op-eds, Opinions

Jackson ’00: Let’s stop profiting from Palestinian suffering, now: Brown must divest

January 28, 2020 2 comments

In December of last year, the Advisory Committee on Corporate Responsibility voted to divest from companies complicit in violations of Palestinian human rights.  As a Jewish alum, I want to thank ACCRIP and the overwhelming majority of student voters who supported divestment in the referendum last March.

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.

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 Comments are Disabled

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.