The resolution, should it be enacted, serves little more than to squelch the open exchange of ideas among scholars in Israel and other countries.
Like many across the globe, I am concerned that Israeli democracy is in jeopardy and that the failure to resolve the conflict between Israel and Palestine has created an untenable human rights crisis that threatens both Palestine and Israel.
Today marks 13 years since American peace activist Rachel Corrie was killed by the Israeli military in the Palestinian city of Rafah.
To celebrate my final year at the University of Florida and final college spring break, I decided to enroll in a program with Volunteers for Israel.
In the midst of the ongoing conflict in Gaza, which escalated over the weekend, an improbable and heartwarming story is unfolding. In a leap of faith, a couple living within the volatile region is putting their future into the hands of people they've never even met--all in the name of love.
Envision a peaceful Middle East, where instead of fear and disorder, there is thriving commerce, resulting in prosperity and jobs. Picture Jerusalem -- a city that holds immense spiritual significance for Christians, Jews, and Muslims -- flourishing.
This summer, Congress passed a trade bill that, for the first time, formally defines "Israel" as including Arab territories that are recognized by the international community as under foreign belligerent occupation.
Trudeau has crossed the aisle to back a conservative motion condemning BDS as well as any Canadians who support the movement. Once again, currying favor with the State of Israel has created a set of strange bedfellows.
America is practically bankrupt, yet Israel remains a multi-billion dollar dependent. The U.S. can't afford to continue subsidizing well-off nations, no matter how friendly. And Israel, which spends heavily both to expand state regulation and occupy Palestinian lands, doesn't need American support.
Here's to home, but still, here's to a world bigger than right on Hereford, left on Boyltson. Here's to Mount Saint James, and the tower bell. Here's to happy endings. We all deserve them.
The bucolic Palestinian village of Wadi Foquin, nestled in a lush valley on the West Bank, is known for its fruits and vegetables, honey, olive trees, and natural springs. Situated near the green line with Israel, it lies five miles southwest of Bethlehem. Wadi Foquin is also a village fighting for its very existence.
Basil Khalil and Best Actor nominee Eddie Redmayne When English-Palestinian filmmaker Basil Khalil heard that he'd been nominated ...
Damian Radcliffe, University of Oregon In 2011, the Arab Spring rocked many parts of the Middle East. Regime change in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya sa...
Flattening Beirut has been done before. Flattening Gaza has been done before. And both may be done again if Israel's license to kill with impunity is left unchecked.
In honoring the lives of those lost in the Israeli occupation of Palestine, and in making our minority voice heard in a predominantly pro-Israel campus, here are three stories from Palestinian students at our university. Our school paper refused to publish them so we're sharing them here.
Malcolm X resonates with a Black Lives Matter movement born decades after his death. Yet, this nascent movement fights the same hopelessly persistent problem of American racism, one born of the badge of slavery.