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THE ITHACAN

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THE ITHACAN

First-year student Ethan Beer shares his views on the Israel-Palestine conflict. He believes that Israel puts effort in ending the conflict, while Hamas acts unjustly.

Commentary: People are not informed enough on Israel-Palestine

By Ethan Beer February 14, 2023
In this commentary, I will discuss certain phrases commonly used in the progressive movement that are actually rooted in antisemitism.
Mirit Hadar-Bessire, lecturer in the Ithaca College Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, officially obtained her citizenship Feb. 19 at the Tompkins County Courthouse. She was one of 35 citizens in Ithaca who were naturalized by Judge John C. Rowley that day.

Lecturer at Ithaca College obtains U.S. citizenship

By Abbey London, Photo Editor February 27, 2020
Twelve years ago, Mirit Hadar-Bessire, lecturer in the Ithaca College Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, fled her home country of Israel.
Ithaca College freshman forward Jack Stern came to South Hill with Team USA experience. He competed in the Maccabiah Games in 2017 and 2019.

Freshman brings Team USA experience to South Hill

By Max O'Neill, Staff Writer December 4, 2019
Freshman Jack Stern competed twice for Team USA at the Maccabiah Games, a worldwide basketball tournament for Jewish and Israeli Arab athletes.
Editiorial: Students must educate themselves on divisive issues

Editiorial: Students must educate themselves on divisive issues

September 18, 2019

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is one of the most trying, complex issues that exist in the world today. At its core, it is a dispute between two self-determination movements: Jews and Arabs laying claims...

(From Left) Nizar Farsakh, Chair of the Board of the Museum of the Palestinian People and and Ori Nir, Director of Communications and Public Engagement at Americans for Peace now engaged in peace-oriented dialogue about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Speakers share views on Israeli-Palestinian conflict

By Cody Tayor, Senior Writer September 18, 2019
Experts on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict came to Ithaca College Sept. 17 to discuss perspectives on the conflict and the need for a resolution. 
Letter to the Editor: Politics professor responds to Ithacan editorial

Letter to the Editor: Politics professor responds to Ithacan editorial

By Asma Barlas April 21, 2019
I also hesitated to say anything because Muslims who support the right of Palestinian people to their homes and homeland are invariably dubbed anti-Semitic.
Editorial: IC Loves Israel Days title distorts events mission

Editorial: IC Loves Israel Day’s title distorts event’s mission

April 17, 2019
This is ultimately a full-hearted event dedicated solely to celebrating Israeli culture, and that premise should not be taken away from it.
Why I support the BDS movement on campus

Why I support the BDS movement on campus

By Mahad Olad, Staff Writer April 10, 2019
There are countless examples of activists who’ve had their professional and personal lives destroyed for speaking out against the discriminatory practices of the Israeli state.
Junior Falyn Stempler, outgoing News Editor at The Ithacan, writes about the issues of conflating Zionism with the actions and policies of the Israeli government.

Commentary: Progressive circles need to listen to Jewish people

By Falyn Stempler, News Editor December 12, 2018
Until each side acknowledges the other’s narrative and rights and ties to the same land, this conversation is going nowhere.
The Student Alliance for Israel executive board, members and other students at the college write about the history of Israel and the nations issues in response to a commentary by the Students for Justice in Palestine.

Commentary: Palestinian conflict deserves nuanced analysis

Our desire for peace and prosperity for all people in the Middle East is strong, and we hope that SJP has similar aspirations.
From left, Simha Tamano, Morris J. Escoll Israel Fellow for Cornell University Hillel, and junior Sam Butlien at the Ithaca College’s Global Faces of Judaism discussion. At the event hosted by Hillel at Ithaca College, Tamano spoke about the migration and history of Ethiopian Jews.

Ethiopian-Israeli details experience of Ethiopian Jewry

By Mary Rand, Staff Writer November 28, 2018
Simha Tamano spoke about the history of her native community of Ethiopian Jews at an event hosted by Hillel at Ithaca College on Nov. 27.
Claude Cohen, emeritus professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Cornell University, fled Egypt in 1966 as a result of rising anti-Semitism during the era.

Cornell professor shares story about being Jewish in Egypt

By Alex Hartzog, Contributing Writer September 30, 2018
Cohen, emeritus professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Cornell University, recently visited Ithaca College on Sept. 24 to share his experiences as a Jewish-Egyptian re
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