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

Gabe Levine-Drizin, Columnist

April 10, 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...

Letter to the Editor: Muslims can think for themselves

Omar Shanti, McCormick senior

February 7, 2017

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

The following letter is written in response to the Assistant Dean of Weinberg Mark Sheldon’s letter, revealingly titled “The walkout’s purpose was derailed by anti-Israel sentiment.” This title does not only reinforce the erasure of the Palestinian people and of the continual punishment inflicted upon them by Israel but also deploys a comm...

Letter to the Editor: Israel, Palestine and Soup — A Call for Campus Pluralism

September 19, 2016

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

What is your favorite soup? Take a moment to think — we’ll come back to it. My name is Charlie and I’m a McCormick senior. I will be serving our undergraduate Jewish community this year as the Hillel representative on...

Letter to the Editor: Zionism is not solidarity

Daniel Weinberg

March 31, 2016

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

This letter was written in response to a previous Letter to the Editor, “My Judaism and Zionism are inextricably linked” I get it; I really do. Your parents talk about Israel as if it is a given, destined to exist. Your Rabbi mentions how important it is to ...