The Suffolk Journal

Israel elections spark debate on Palestine negotiations

Israel elections spark debate on Palestine negotiations

Alexa Gagosz

March 25, 2015

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

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...

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

September 24, 2014

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

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...

Northeastern suspends Students for Justice in Palestine, citing various violations

Northeastern suspends Students for Justice in Palestine, citing various violations

Matt Bacon

March 27, 2014

When Max Geller and other members of Northeastern University’s branch of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) posted mock eviction flyers around the school’s campus last month, they expected a reaction. The group is known for its outspoken demeanor, and its penchant for pushing the boundaries...

New Suffolk club, Students for Justice in Palestine, outlines its goals, agenda at first event

New Suffolk club, Students for Justice in Palestine, outlines its goals, agenda at first event

Dani Marrero

November 13, 2013

It is Students for Justice in Palestine’s first semester as an official organization at Suffolk, and for its opening event Nov. 11, it played the episode of Anthony Bourdain’s documentary show “Parts Unknown” in which he travels to Jerusalem. Vice President Leila Sadeddin introduced the event,...

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