Palestine

The United States State Department defines anti-Semitism as, among other examples, applying a double standard to Israel such that “multilateral organizations [focus] only on Israel for peace or human rights investigations.”  See, criticisms of Israel can be, and are, attacks ...

The following op-ed was submitted by Joshua Niemtzow, Emory J Street U Outreach Chair, and written as a collaborative piece with the group’s members. Imagine if someone asked you if you were “pro-America.” As an informed college student, you would ...

Another year, another Apartheid Week. Once again, Emory Students for Justice in Palestine (ESJP) erected their Wall. The emails came in from Jewish organizations. Facebook and YikYak exploded with partisanship. All of a sudden, I was thrown back to this ...

The following was written in response to the Dec. 8 piece “EIPAC Declaration on Israel-US Alliance.” On Dec. 8, the Wheel published a statement by Emory-Israel Public Affairs committee (EIPAC) regarding the Israel-U.S. relationship. EIPAC’s piece of blatant propaganda (for that’s ...

This summer, Israeli director Roy Zafrani’s film was rejected from being shown at a film festival in Norway. The organizers of the festival cited a cultural boycott of Israeli products as the reason for this, despite the fact that the ...

When discussing the Arab-Israeli conflict, words matter. Emory College junior Jonathan Hussung’s words in their Oct. 21 editorial “No Coexistence Without Inclusion” are insensitive, propagandist and, at times, false. This editorial is a response to those words. In their discussion ...

  In response to the recent escalation of violence in Israel-Palestine, three groups hosted a “Day of Coexistence” at Wonderful Wednesday on Oct. 14. While the idea of coexistence appears to be an admirable concept at first glance, when abstracted ...

The Jewish people are once again under the same threat that they have been for most of their history: that of extremism. Jews have faced many forms of extremism, ranging from the Spanish Inquisition, to Eastern European pogroms, to the ...

As I am sure we are all aware, recently for Israeli Apartheid Week the Emory Students for Justice in Palestine (ESJP) set up a display on the terraces of the Dobbs University Center (DUC). The display, a simple wall of ...