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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


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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


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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: 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...

J Street U looks for peaceful resolution

J Street U looks for peaceful resolution

March 30, 2016


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                            By Mack Hogan, news staff The J Street U chapter at Northeastern held its first meeting on Tuesday, March 29 at the Social Justice Resource Center. The unoffic...

Letter: Why context matters in understanding complex conflicts

Letter: Why context matters in understanding complex conflicts

November 5, 2015


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We learn from a young age that context is everything – pushing a classmate out of malice is not the same as pushing him to defend your little sister. Still, somewhere in recent years we have stopped asking for context, satisfied with the limited snippets of information we encounter during our busy...

Column: Facing down Jewish hate

Column: Facing down Jewish hate

October 14, 2015


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By Ross Beroff, Editorial Columnist  Since I started my study abroad adventure in Europe, I have constantly needed to hide who I am. This is because I am a Jew. It took less than a day for me to see a swastika- as a centerpiece in a graffitied image. Wherever I walk, I must keep my tzitzit (ritual...

Column: University’s speaker choice unethical

Column: University’s speaker choice unethical

April 8, 2015


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By Ross Beroff, editorial columnist As the final speaker in the Scholars Spring Seminar on Leadership, Research and Innovation, Northeastern University will be hosting Naomi Klein, a Canadian social activist. The event is being held by the University Scholars and Civic Engagement Programs. Klein wa...

Letter: SGA to vote on SJP divestment referendum

March 5, 2015


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Recently, the Student Government Association (SGA) allowed a referendum to proceed from Northeastern University’s Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) that called on Northeastern to divest from several corporations due to their commerce with the Israel Defense Forces. The SGA had previously rejected this...

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