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Two Student Protestors Arrested at Rave for Israel’s 70th Birthday in WSP

Two Student Protestors Arrested at Rave for Israel’s 70th Birthday in WSP

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

April 27, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, Top Story, University News

What started as a celebration of Israel's 70th birthday in Washington Square Park ended with the arrests of two NYU students.

A Brief Introduction to NYU’s Leftist Clubs

A Brief Introduction to NYU’s Leftist Clubs

By Sayer Devlin, News Editor

September 12, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

At Club Fest on Sept. 6, while many students were browsing through traditional college clubs such as Greek organizations and cultural affinity groups, NYU’s leftist clubs were out in full force hoping to add to their legion of activists.

Tackling claims of Israeli apartheid

Tackling claims of Israeli apartheid

By David Zonshayn, Contributing Writer

March 26, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The Students for Justice in Palestine are blatantly anti-Israel and they are wrong to accuse Israel of Apartheid.

Peace scholar speaks at NYU

Peace  scholar speaks at NYU

By Marita Vlachou, Deputy News Editor

September 16, 2014


Filed under News

Yair Hirschfeld, a University of Haifa professor and key architect of the 1993 Oslo Peace Accords, spoke at the NYU Taub Center for Israel Studies last night about the current peace negotiations in the Middle East and his recent book, “Track-Two Diplomacy toward an Israeli-Palestinian Solution, 1978-2014.” Durin...

SJP protest sparks social media debate

SJP protest sparks social media debate

April 28, 2014


Filed under News

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Petitions circulate after flyer scandal

Petitions circulate after flyer scandal

By Kavish Harjai, News Editor

April 28, 2014


Filed under News

Both the NYU chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine and TorchPAC, a Jewish student organization, created petitions on change.org regarding their positions on the recent flyer controversy. On April 24, members of NYU SJP delivered approximately 2,000 flyers resembling eviction notices to thous...

Letter to the Editor: NYU SJP supports University of Michigan

Letter to the Editor: NYU SJP supports University of Michigan

April 4, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Dear Editor, Students for Justice in Palestine at NYU proudly commends Students Allied for Freedom and Equality at the University of Michigan for its courage and resilience in the face of repression. Last week, SAFE proposed a resolution to divest university assets from companies profiting from Isra...