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Letter to the Editor: ‘Underdog’ narrative is important, but so is truth

May 17, 2017

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

On May 15, 2017, Northwestern’s chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine invited a woman charged with complicity in the bombing of a supermarket and the murder of two Israeli students to speak for their Israeli Apartheid Week. As a liberal Jew who’...

Letter to the Editor: Wrestling with realities, striving for a solution

J Street U Northwestern Executive Board

April 29, 2015

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

At our event titled “Side by Side: Telling Two Narratives,” we at J Street U Northwestern tasked ourselves with presenting multiple narratives of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in our effort to both celebrate and reflect...

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...

Letter to the Editor: Building bridges, not walls, for Israel-Palestine dialogue at Northwestern

Julia Rudansky, Jonathan Kamel, Alex Krule, Tina Umanskiy, Josh Boxerman and Tal Axelrod

October 16, 2014

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

In light of recent conversation and events on campus regarding Israel and Palestine, we want to clarify what the pro-Israel community at Northwestern stands for. We welcome open conversation about this sensitive, important...

Northwestern professor speaks about progress in Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Annie McDonough, Reporter

May 28, 2014

Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Speakers

A visiting religious studies professor gave a talk Wednesday on challenging traditional perspectives and sparking dialogue on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Yakir Englander spoke to a crowd of about 70 people in Fisk H...

Students gather to continue debating ASA boycott of Israeli universities

Elizabeth Kim, Reporter

March 11, 2014

Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Students from opposing sides of a boycott of Israeli universities came together Monday night to discuss the issue and how students can effectively engage the conversation. About 20 people attended the panel in University Hall...