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It’s Not Anti-Israel, It’s Antisemitic

In May 2021, the world witnessed a sharp escalation in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict that was partly triggered by a property dispute in Sheikh Jarrah. While Hamas launched over 4,000 rockets at Israel from the Gaza Strip, activists from all over the world began a wave of protests against Israel and...

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Israel Slandered When Described as an Apartheid State

Penn has more than 600 student organizations – a laudable source of pride for our school.  I love seeing Instagram stories and Facebook events that highlight new student initiatives in pursuit of academic honesty and exploration. However, recently, I’ve begun to see some that are very disheartening. In 2019, student...

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Nuance on Angela Davis Speaking at Northeastern

Photo: Monika M. Wahi/Wikimedia Commons An article published on Feb. 26 by Noah Colbert condemned a statement published by the Hillel advisory board. The statement condemned a planned event that featured Angela Davis as a speaker on the grounds that, among other things, Davis “is a staunch advocate of the BDS campaign” and “has…a...

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The Double Standard of Campus Equality

Photo: Rick Dikeman at English Wikipedia/Wikimedia Commons When studying past dystopias in school, we assure ourselves that we would never have fallen for the same propaganda that brainwashed millions. We insist that we would have been abolitionists in America or would have protested against racism in apartheid South Africa. Legislation...

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IHRA Resolution and Defining Antisemitism

Every year, when Jews around the world observe Purim, they finish the Megillah and celebrate that the Jews of ancient Persia were saved. The story of Purim is unique among Jewish stories because the Persian Jews’ salvation came by way of human initiative — through the relentless efforts of Mordechai...

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