Topics Birthright Israel
Ivan Goncharenko says Americans think two things when they think of Israel: Judaism and conflict. He also says they couldn’t be more wrong.
As the pro-Israel community addresses blockade-running Gaza flotillas, the vast majority of U.S. campuses already are on summer break. Certain campuses have seen anti-Israel protests and resolutions, but most campuses still in session experienced relatively muted events as they turned attention to exams and summer plans.
I would like to respond to the January 19th editorial “Where is the proof that Birthright works”. My name is Josh Fixler; I am 19, and a freshman at the University of Maryland.
“Are you crazy?” That was just one of the many responses I heard from my friends and family when I told them I would be traveling to Israel during winter break. The other question I was asked a number of times was “Are you sure you want to go to Israel?” Yes, I was sure.