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  • The Test of War in Gaza: Who We Are and What’s next in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    7:30 PM – 8:30 PM Event on Thu 9/4/2014

    Moderator: Tamara Wittes, Director, Brookings Center for Middle East Policy 
    Panelists: Jeremy Ben-Ami, President, J Street; Naomi Paiss, Vice-President, Public Affairs, Israel Fund; and Rabbi Shira Stutman, 6th and I Historic Synagogue

    In recent weeks the world has been shaken by the intensity of the latest war in Gaza. As American Jews, we mourn for the sacrifices and fear for the safety of our friends and family in Israel. We also acknowledge and mourn the devastating loss of Palestinian civilian life in Gaza.

    J Street and the New Israel Fund are organizations that work to achieve security, democracy, and peace for Israelis and Palestinians. Our mission in this challenging time is to transform our personal investment in both peoples into actions that address the underlying causes of this conflict.

    Leading representatives of our organizations will discuss what’s happening on the ground and the values they bring to this work in a time of such turmoil and anger.

    We stand challenged: how do we cope with and address the anguish of Israelis and Palestinians? How do we continue to move forward with renewed focus on the fundamental human and political issues that led to, and are emerging from, this tragic war?

    The event will take place in the Abramson Recital Hall in Katzen

     

  • SHAZAM Welcome Event

    6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Event on Mon 9/8/2014

    We will be having pizza (hopefully) and just hanging out and talking about SHAZAM. this is mainly  recruiting/informative event

     

    RHC game room

  • Dara Levin

    6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Event on Mon 9/29/2014

    We are bringing in Dara Levin to speak to us on campus about her experiences and her story.

     

    Co sponsored with JSU at UMD, and the College Park chapter of the Chaverim of the Lone Soldier Center in Memory of Michael Levin.

Media

  • Extending a hand to friends old – and new

    These are not easy times for the pro-Israel community.

  • MLA Members to host alternative panel on academic freedom in Israel

    Distinguished members of the Modern Language Association (MLA) and an outside scholar, with help from Israel on Campus Coalition (ICC) and Hillel International, will host “Perspectives Against Academic Boycotts,” a panel discussion regarding academic freedom in Israel, its territories, and Gaza during MLA’s annual convention in Chicago.

  • Modern Language Association denies space to pro-Israel campus groups

    Hillel International and Israel on Campus Coalition protest the decision by the Modern Language Association to deny the organizations the right to present a balanced and open discussion featuring MLA members regarding academic freedom in Israel, its territories, and Gaza at MLA’s annual convention in Chicago.

  • Response to New York Times Hillel article

    On Sunday, December 29, The New York Times published an article regarding the “Open Hillel” vote, which took place three weeks ago at Swarthmore College. This article couldn’t be more wrong.

  • Stepping Up for Syria at George Mason University

    On October 2, the Israel Student Association at George Mason University hosted a fundraiser in the North Plaza on the Fairfax campus in support of refugees effected by the conflict in Syria.

  • Israeli brings aspects of his country to America

    Ivan Goncharenko says Americans think two things when they think of Israel: Judaism and conflict. He also says they couldn’t be more wrong.

  • Reaffirming faith in democracy

    While one election cycle came to an end in the United States with the recent inauguration of President Obama, a different election came and went in the Middle East. You may be taken aback by that statement.

  • Liberals and leftists are not the same

    All too often I hear people in the pro-Israel community lump together “liberals” and “leftists,” suggesting that these two distinct worldviews are equally critical of Israel.

  • Time to banish the “A-word”

    The annual campus hate fests that attempt to tar Israel with a comparison to the discriminatory policies of the old South African regime have come and gone. On most U.S. campuses, they didn’t cause a ripple.

  • The problem with going negative

    Some are saying that it’s now time for Israel supporters to go on the offensive and accuse Arab countries of apartheid.

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Our mission is to work with college & graduate school students and campus professionals to bring together the vast array of community resources to strengthen pro-Israel activism on campus, advance the education of Jewish and non-Jewish students about Israel, help develop a cadre of effective student leaders on campus, serve as a resource for student leaders on Israel related issues, and help students create a positive pro-Israel agenda.