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TAMID discusses entrepreneurship in Israel

TAMID discusses entrepreneurship in Israel

April 4, 2018


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By Guy Ovadia, news correspondent A Northeastern Israeli business organization invited entrepreneurs Tomer Shor and Dr. Shady Hassan to campus March 18 to discuss creating and running their own tech companies in Israel. Israel is home to a large tech industry, hosting small startups as well as large...

World Cafe promotes cultural diversity

World Cafe promotes cultural diversity

February 28, 2018


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By Alyssa Lukpat, staff writer Hundreds of students celebrated international diversity in the West Village F Visitor Center Monday night at World Cafe, a pop-up cafe promoting cultures from across the world. The event, hosted by the Northeastern Office of Global Services, or OGS, the Resident Stu...

Arab-Israeli woman shares perspective with Hillel

Arab-Israeli woman shares perspective with Hillel

February 28, 2018


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By Guy Ovadia, news correspondent Lian Najami, the first Arab-Israeli woman to receive a Rhodes scholarship, visited Northeastern Hillel Thursday to discuss her perspective on Israel as an Arab, Muslim woman from Haifa, a city in northern Israel. As part of the scholarship, Najami will study exclusivity...

Huskies For Israel petition opposes HP boycott

Huskies For Israel petition opposes HP boycott

February 21, 2018


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By Emily Sandstrom, news correspondent A Northeastern pro-Israel student group launched a petition opposing the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement, or BDS, which currently advocates for a global boycott of Hewlett-Packard, or HP, products because of the company’s business with the Israeli government...

Students for Justice in Palestine launch “Northeastern Against Hewlett-Packard” campaign

Students for Justice in Palestine launch “Northeastern Against Hewlett-Packard” campaign

February 6, 2018


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By Morgan Lloyd, campus editor Northeastern Students for Justice in Palestine, or SJP, kicked off their “Northeastern Against Hewlett-Packard” campaign in a Friday event, calling for the university to stop doing business with the company. Hewlett-Packard, or HP, supplies Northeastern with its print...

Op-ed: Campus Solidarity with Palestinians will not be Silenced

Op-ed: Campus Solidarity with Palestinians will not be Silenced

December 8, 2017


Filed under Op-eds, Opinion

On Nov. 2, two soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces, or IDF came to speak at Northeastern as part of an “Israeli Soldiers Tour.” Northeastern’s Students for Justice in Palestine, also known as SJP chapter organized a peaceful protest on a public sidewalk nearby to oppose the event and highlight t...

Israeli soldiers met by protesters, supporters at Northeastern Hillel

Israeli soldiers met by protesters, supporters at Northeastern Hillel

November 15, 2017


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By Ysabelle Kempe and Janette Ebbers, news staff  Former Israeli Defense Force soldiers came to speak on their experiences serving for the Israeli army at Northeastern University Hillel Nov. 2, where they were met by nearly 100 protesters outside the Jewish center.   The visit was part of the e...

Op-Ed: Reconsider Middle Eastern foreign aid

Op-Ed: Reconsider Middle Eastern foreign aid

January 12, 2017


Filed under Opinion

On Oct. 9, 2016, two Israelis—a 29-year-old police officer and a 60-year-old grandmother—were murdered and four others were injured when a Palestinian terrorist opened fire from his car in Jerusalem, Israel. Since September 2015, 42 Israelis have been murdered in terrorist attacks, and 577 people (including four Palestinians) were injured. Eleven American c...

Op-Ed: Israeli trip promotes cultural exchange

Op-Ed: Israeli trip promotes cultural exchange

September 23, 2016


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  I am full of contradictions. I am vulnerable yet guarded. I hate change, but I am extremely adaptable. I am someone who seeks “safety,” but I opt for adventure. I always plan things ahead of time, but I also act on impulse. I may be like that by nature or by design, but I truly believe that I ...

Op-Ed: Middle East benefits from policy entrepreneurs

Op-Ed: Middle East benefits from policy entrepreneurs

September 14, 2016


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  Many of us tend to see Israel in terms of its seemingly unique attributes – perhaps as the legitimate homeland of the Jewish people or as the target of more than 70 United Nations resolutions. Yet, in terms of the way that residents there handle intransigent bureaucracies and slow-to-change...

Black Palestine coalition gathers for dialogue on social issues

Black Palestine coalition gathers for dialogue on social issues

April 7, 2016


Filed under Campus, Featured Content

By Caroline Boschetto, news staff Groups in support of the black and Palestinian social liberation movements joined in solidarity at the Dudley branch of the Boston Public Library Wednesday night, where speakers and participants engaged in dialogue about the similarities between the groups’ struggle...

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