Senior basketball player Marc Chasin and sophomore swimmer Josie Berman traveled to Tel Aviv, Israel to compete in the 20th Maccabiah Games.
Haueter said that while the Hillel sector of the college campus cannot meet with certain organizations, Hillel encourages productive, open dialogue.
Titi Aynaw was the first Ethiopian-born and first black woman to win Miss Israel in 2013, and spoke about her views on Israel and Palestine.
The theme of this year’s festival is “Israel is Real” to combat assumptions that are made about Israel as a result of the Israeli-Palestine conflict.
This year, Alexander and senior Taranjit Bhatti, along with other students, revived a chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine at Ithaca College, a club that had been created in 2012 but dissolved
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.