This event was a success not only because it demonstrated the openness of the students in our community, but also because it challenged Brown RISD Hillel to reflect on its ability to facilitate and provide space for this openness. Ultimately, the process of planning this event forced our Hillel to recognize its own lack of openness and to begin reworking its guidelines on Israel/Palestine programming.
We are troubled by the implicit and explicit currents of anti-Black racism prevalent in the mass defamation of Professor Karega.
Solidarity of Nations - Achvat Amim is a 5 month volunteer experience, built and run by activists and educators, in Jerusalem that directly engages with the reality of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, based on the core value of self-determination for all peoples.
For so many, so far away, this place and these people are caricatures and characters in a story with terrible dialogue, but outstanding set design.
David Levy reviews the new film by Jake Witzenfeld, screening in New York as part of The Other Israel Film Festival.