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Levine-Drizin: Palestine protests demonstrate need for new progressive foreign policy

Gabe Levine-Drizin, Columnist

April 9, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

For the second straight week, thousands of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip marched toward the border fence with Israel to protest on “Land Day,” a day that has been commemorated since 1976 when Arab leaders initially declared...

Sainati: The absence of Palestine in my Jewish experience

Leo Sainati, Op-Ed Contributor

October 19, 2017

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

I was raised a reform Jew in a Northern Virginia congregation which didn’t have the largest Jewish population, but enough to make up a decent-sized community. I also participated in a regional youth group and went to a summer...

Former terrorism analyst discusses US response to ISIS

Jee Young Lee, Reporter

March 12, 2015

Filed under Campus

Jonathan Schanzer, the vice president for research at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies spoke at Northwestern on Tuesday about the Islamic State group, also known as ISIS, and his suggestions for United States foreign...

Letter to the Editor: Northwestern should invest in peace

Joey Becker, Evan Fox, and Ariella Hoffman-Peterson

January 26, 2015

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Last week, our campus saw a call for Northwestern to divest from six corporations linked to Israel: Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Caterpillar, G4S, Elbit Systems and Hewlett-Packard. In its letter to the editor, NU Divest told us that the Israeli-Palestinian peace process has already failed and that the NU Divest agenda, as part of t...

Q&A with Steven Salaita

Lydia Ramsey, Managing Editor

October 5, 2014

Filed under Campus

The academic Steven Salaita had his job offer rescinded from the University of Illinois this summer after he posted a number of controversial tweets regarding the conflict in the Gaza Strip, bringing into question the role of...

Guest Column: An urgent reminder: Palestinians are human too

Dalia Fuleihan and Ruba Assaf

August 16, 2014

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

As Palestinian Arab-Americans, we frequently find ourselves in situations that force us into the humiliating position of defending our humanity and proving to our peers and classmates that Arabs and Palestinians are human. ...

Guest Column: As Americans, we stand with Israel

Adam Roth and Domonic Burke

August 10, 2014

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

As current president of College Republicans and former president of College Democrats, we have been very attentive to the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip over the last several weeks. As aspiring American...

Israel study abroad programs unaffected by violence

Tal Axelrod, Reporter

November 26, 2012

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus

Northwestern recently announced its new study abroad programs in Israel will begin in fall 2013. But after the renewed conflict in Israel and the Gaza Strip, student safety for these future programs, or even existing trips through...