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A GIA Response to Former UN Special Rapporteur Richard Falk

On December 2, a handful of Georgetown students in Copley Formal Lounge were treated to an evening of half-truths and inflammatory rhetoric by Richard Falk.

Amran Hussain EUJS speech at the United Nations

This is a republication of an original video uploaded by the European Union of Jewish Students onto their YouTube channel on Thursday, March 31, 2011. EUJS speech at the United Nations during Item 7 to support Israel against disproportional reaction. As a Muslim student, he wanted to explain himself and why he decided to make […]

The Israeli story

As peace talks in the Middle East continue for yet another week with little progress, a central question looms large in the minds of many: Why should we care about Israel? It seems like a fair question. Why should we bother learning about Israeli history?

Israel opinion piece

With the amount of missiles and gunfire hitting Israel and the Gaza Strip over the past month, it is hard to imagine why anyone would voluntarily take a trip there. However, most of Israel is a beautiful landscape far from war-torn, but seeing the country in pereson only makes it slightly easier to understand the endless territorial fighting.

College democrats, republicans debate election issues at Hillel

College Democrats and College Republicans faced off in a debate yesterday, where hot-button issues such as stem-cell research, immigration, the war in Iraq and Israel dominated the discussion. The debate, held at the Hillel Center and organized by the Pro-Israel Terrapin Alliance, was the first and only debate between the two student groups.

The way to clean up the Middle East

The importance of fighting the war on terror was not taken seriously enough this summer when the United States and the rest of the world failed to commit themselves to defending democracy and fighting international terrorism.

Indian, Israeli student groups work together

Food, business ties and a shared appreciation for the fight against terror have brought Jewish and Indian students together in a unique coalition of student organizations.

To make peace, we must move beyond the past

The conflict between Arabs and Jews is riddled by narratives from both sides. As the cycle of viewpoints and letters from last week show, the feelings of animosity and the charged rhetoric are still prevalent.