UMass faculty members pen a letter of support for the Graduate Employee Organization
To the Editors: The UMass Graduate Employees Union (United Automobile Workers affiliated) is now currently debating and voting on a resolution as to whether their organization should join the “BDS movement,” a campaign to isolate and stigmatize Israel based on a one-sided and radical perspective on the Middle East conflict. It is disappointing to us as faculty that the University of Massachusetts graduate students are considering this misguided and polarizing action. These resolutions, which blame one side entirely for a complex historical conflict, do not promote peace and dialogue between Palestinians and Israelis. They encourage polarization by stigmatizing any engagement…
UMass’ Students for Justice in Palestine hosted talk Thursday.
Documentary argues that American public is manipulated to sympathize with Israel in conflict against Palestine
Israeli government allegedly employs same tactics as propagandists.
Learning that others think differently from you is essential.
Director Eran Riklis’ new drama uses the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as a subtle backdrop for an affecting coming-of-age narrative.
The event, which organizers hope will spur future student activism, will demand liquidation of student debt, $15 minimum wage and tuition-free higher education.
Foreign policy is Sanders’ major shortcoming, and that’s a problem.
The new RSO presented multiple perspectives of the Middle Eastern conflict and drew a large audience Tuesday evening.
Israelis and Palestinians discuss a resolution for the conflict between their respective countries during a Hampshire College event.
Former combatants aim to highlight their desire for a nonviolent end to the Israeli occupation of Palestine.
Yousef Munayyer encouraged the international community to boycott Israeli businesses, Jewish Israelis to stand in solidarity with Palestinians.
UMass professors and members of SJP join forces to educate on the nature of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Hannah Friedstein recounts the racial discrimination and racial binaries she experienced during her Birthright trip and offers a critical perspective of the program.
New club Students for Justice in Palestine focuses on educating the UMass community about human rights.
Students gathered outside of the Student Union yesterday to voice their opinions on the on-going Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
In this last installment of his three part series, columnist Roy Ribitzky examines the chances of and his hopes for peace in the Middle East.
In the second installment of his three-part series, Collegian columnist Roy Ribitzky traces the modern history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
With a UN vote on Palestinian statehood approaching, Roy Ribitzky narrates a history of the conflict.
Palestinian activist Omar Barghouti will speak tonight at the University of Massachusetts about these recent developments in Gaza and to promote his new book.