“This was not an appropriate presentation regardless of where someone may come down on the Israeli-Palestinian issue.”
Beth Harris, a retired associate professor in the Department of Politics, was arrested along with Ithaca resident Ariel Gold and three others for attempting to block the entrance to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee Policy Conference.
Jewish students at Ithaca College will be able to participate in the Birthright study abroad program to Israel despite the recent conflict between Israel and the Gaza Strip.
The Israeli education boycott debate at Ithaca College came to a head on Jan. 25 when two groups hosted guest speakers with opposite views only one hour apart and across the hall from each other.
I implore the Jewish community to think independently, become informed and do not be fooled into letting prescribed political norms or propaganda constitute an opinion.
If you are a bit confused as to what has been in the news about Gaza lately, you are not alone. And it’s probably because the prevailing US media narrative of what is going on over there is fundamentally skewed. We are being provided news sans the historical context necessary to understand why Hamas and…