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Tensions Between Zionist, Anti-Zionist Student Groups Run High

Tensions Between Zionist, Anti-Zionist Student Groups Run High

By Noah Mutterperl, Contributing Writer

April 26, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Tensions between pro-Israel and anti-Israel groups on campus have escalated following the growth of the Boycott, Divest, and Sanctions movement and pro-Israel groups' petition opposing it.

Fifty NYU Groups Pledge Solidarity With Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions Movement

Fifty NYU Groups Pledge Solidarity With Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions Movement

By Mack DeGeurin, News Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

More than 50 clubs at NYU have pledged to take part in the Boycott, Divest, and Sanctions movement to advocate for Palestinian rights.

SGA Passes Measure for Transparency at NYU Tel Aviv

SGA Passes Measure for Transparency at NYU Tel Aviv

By Sakshi Venkatraman, News Editor

March 30, 2018


Filed under News, University News

On Thursday afternoon, the Student Government Assembly passed a resolution calling for NYU to be more transparent in its protection of students traveling to the Tel Aviv campus.

NYU Should Protect Targeted Students

NYU Should Protect Targeted Students

By WSN Editorial Board

February 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

President Hamilton should publicly announce solidarity with NYUSJP. To do otherwise would entirely contradict NYU’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

NYU Students Call For Justice in Palestine

NYU Students Call For Justice in Palestine

By Coco Wang, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Students for Justice in Palestine to educate students on Palestine issues.

Israel Apartheid Week Blind to Middle East Issues

Israel Apartheid Week Blind to Middle East Issues

By Joseph Stern, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2016


Filed under Opinion

f these actions are truly about injustice, those at the forefront should turn their focus towards the rampant racism and bigotry that is systemic throughout the Arab world, rather than attack the one democratic state in the Middle East.

Letter to the Editor: Israel Divestment

By David Zonshayn, Contributing Writer

April 21, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Pro-Palestine groups calling for boycotts of Israeli companies destroys the possibility of coexistence.

Why NYU-SJP held Israeli Apartheid Week

Why NYU-SJP held Israeli Apartheid Week

By Amith Gupta, contributing columnist

April 2, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Students for Justice in Palestine were justified in commemorating Israel Apartheid Week.

SJP protest sparks social media debate

SJP protest sparks social media debate

April 28, 2014


Filed under News

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Student protest deepens Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Student protest deepens Israeli-Palestinian conflict

April 28, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The fake eviction notices that were distributed in the Lafayette and Palladium residence halls last week were designed to promote active dialogue about human rights concerns in Palestine. Yet the press coverage from this past weekend shows that they did little to “draw attention to the reality that...

[VIDEO] Op Ed Live: Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

[VIDEO] Op Ed Live: Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

April 12, 2014


Filed under Multimedia, Opinion

NYU TorchPAC Vice President Laura Adkins and Students for Justice in Palestine member Kumars Salehi discuss the conflict between Isreal and Palestine and its effects on our campus. Deputy Opinion Editor Omar Etman moderates the video, which was filmed and edited by Emilio Madrid-Kuser. ...

Peace does not come from empty dialogue

Peace does not come from empty dialogue

April 2, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Avital Kaplan and Josh Lavine’s recent WSN op-ed condemned an Israeli Apartheid Week event held by NYU Students for Justice in Palestine. The authors claimed an interest in holding a “panel on peace,” but, as their article demonstrates, their conception of peace comes through silencing those they oppo...

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