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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...

Rauner announces he plans to sign first state law against Israel boycotts

Kevin Mathew, Copy Chief

May 19, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics, State

Gov. Bruce Rauner will sign into law the first-ever state action against Israel boycotts, he announced via Twitter on Monday. Rauner made the announcement after the Illinois House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill...

Letter to the Editor: SJP’s ‘Israeli Apartheid Week’ is slander

Ross Krasner

May 12, 2015

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

At Northwestern, anti-Israel rhetoric has continued to escalate well beyond reasonable discussion and is beneath the decorum and dignity of a top university. It shouldn’t take The New York Times to write as they did Sunday that...

Letter to the Editor: Commemorating, reflecting on Al-Nakba

Students for Justice in Palestine

May 10, 2015

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Friday, May 15th marks the 67th annual commemoration of Al-Nakba, the Catastrophe. This week we commemorate the ethnic cleansing of Palestine as well as the steadfastness and resistance of the Palestinian people. We look to the...

Illinois considering a bill to punish companies that boycott Israel

Kevin Mathew, Copy Chief

May 8, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics, State

Illinois will not invest in companies that boycott Israel if a new bill passes. The policy, which could be the first in the United States to take action against the boycotts, would affect companies that take “actions that...

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...

Guest Column: Why I will vote against divestment

Ariel Roitman, Guest Columnist

February 15, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

This Wednesday, Associated Student Government will vote on divestment from six corporations linked to the Israeli military. This debate affects me personally: I was born in Israel and will be moving back after graduation. Last...

Guest Column: Taking sides on contemporary injustice

Serene Darwish

August 10, 2014

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

“I am a Palestinian Arab, and I am also an American. This affords me an odd, not to say grotesque, double perspective.” Edward Said spoke these words, in a lecture on academic freedom, at South Africa’s University of Cape Town, and 23 years later, ...