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Rothchild recounts grim scenes from Gaza

Rothchild recounts grim scenes from Gaza

Brooke Patterson

March 6, 2017


Filed under International Commentary, World

For more than half a century, the people of the small independent Palestinian territory, Gaza, have been constrained to living under military rule in an environment that has been decimated by missile attacks from outside nations. Recently, Gaza has been besieged by Israeli assaults, forcing its citizens ...

Social media fueling war: How the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is driven by the cyber world

Social media fueling war: How the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is driven by the cyber world

Sharyn Gladstone

November 4, 2015


Filed under World

The ongoing struggle between Israel and Palestine has reached its boiling point after a recent tidal wave of ongoing violence has erupted, according to BBC News. Experts are now saying that it may be driven by social media propaganda. A recent safe-space discussion at Suffolk Hillel highlighted that...

Israel elections spark debate on Palestine negotiations

Israel elections spark debate on Palestine negotiations

Alexa Gagosz

March 25, 2015


Filed under World

After Likud party candidate Binyamin Netanyahu was re-elected as prime minister in Israel, there are mixed feelings on how this will affect negotiations with the Palestinians. Yasmeen Hamdoun is a member of Suffolk’s Students for Justice in Palestine, and found it unbelievable that Netanyahu was...

#NotAReligiousConflict: Faith community discusses Israel and Palestine

#NotAReligiousConflict: Faith community discusses Israel and Palestine

Alexa Gagosz

March 25, 2015


Filed under Featured Stories, World

During a panel discussing Islamic belief, Christianity, and Judaism, the Palestinian and Israeli conflict was analyzed by three prominent individuals of the religious community of the Boston area. Hosted by Boston University’s Students for Justice in Palestine, Jewish Voices for Peace, and the Center...

Aftermath of violence disrupts Gaza Strip further

Aftermath of violence disrupts Gaza Strip further

Alexa Gagosz

February 18, 2015


Filed under World

It has been six months since hostilities between Israelis and Palestinians in Gaza have ceased, but the Gaza Strip has grown worse as thousands remain displaced and  violence has increased. After “Operation Protective Edge,” where Israel launched a military operation, Hamas was severely weakened...

The conflict in the Middle East: Israel supported by American government and citizens

The conflict in the Middle East: Israel supported by American government and citizens

Alexa Gagosz

October 1, 2014


Filed under World

In one of the largest standing conflicts in the world, the Israeli-Palestinian dispute is what some view as something that could possibly be the key to ending various conflicts in the Middle East. Some believe that many of the terror groups have been formed due to the Arab resentment of the “West,”...

From Shuja’eya to Shatila: remembering the massacres through the years

September 24, 2014


Filed under World

By Laila Sadeddin It has become a habit for Palestinians to commemorate brutal massacres that have befallen us year after year and generation after generation. As new age groups are born, we are forced to remember the slaughters that our ancestors lived to witness and tell us stories about, and new...

Challenging the biased U.S. Media

Challenging the biased U.S. Media

September 24, 2014


Filed under Featured Stories, World

By Yasmeen Hamdoun The biased U.S. media is one of the reasons why Students for Justice in Palestine chapters have sprung up all over U.S. campuses. SJP attempts to serve as an alternative media source that exposes the reality of Palestinians who are constantly suffering under the occupation, apartheid...

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