Freshman Jack Stern competed twice for Team USA at the Maccabiah Games, a worldwide basketball tournament for Jewish and Israeli Arab athletes.
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.
This is ultimately a full-hearted event dedicated solely to celebrating Israeli culture, and that premise should not be taken away from it.
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.
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