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A Taste of Israel

On December 7th, SUNY Albany’s Emet for Israel group, Great Danes for Israel, hosted “A Taste of Israel” brunch at Terra International Cuisine, a kosher restaurant in Downtown Albany. Many of these students had never tried authentic Israeli foods, so the event gave them the opportunity to take part in a unique cultural and culinary experience. At...

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When Hummus Enters the Conversation

In a recent article published in The Huffington Post, entitled “Sabra’s Quest To Push Hummus Mainstream Is About Much More Than Chickpeas” by Saki Knafo, Knafo addresses a multitude of issues concerning tensions between Palestinians and Israelis using the common medium of hummus. In particular, Knafo targets Israeli founded brands...

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When it is inconvenient to boycott

Is BDS (Boycott, Divest, Sanctions campaign) going to boycott Google now that they bought Waze for one billion dollars? BDS activists often spend their time trying to boycott Israeli grown oranges, hummus, Soda Stream and Ahava skin care products. If they want to be consistent, they should be boycotting a company...

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