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Letter to the Editor | Re: ‘Editorial: Pro-Palestine doesn’t mean anti-Semitic’

February 13, 2019

The op-ed piece published Tuesday is dangerous because though its writers claim it does, it has not opened a dialogue.

Editorial: Pro-Palestine doesn’t mean anti-Semitic

Editorial: Pro-Palestine doesn’t mean anti-Semitic

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

February 12, 2019

The tweets, which have been decried by Democrats and Republicans alike, lacked the context of a long history of anti-Semitic tropes and offensive stereotypes.

Integrate Haredi Jews with secular society

Integrate Haredi Jews with secular society

By Josh Beylinson, For The Pitt News

September 25, 2018

The Haredim must integrate with mainstream Israeli society soon, or else Israel will become a country of two divided Jewish demographics unable to work together for the common good of the nation.

US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council

US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council

By Tracy Wilkinson | Tribune Washington Bureau

June 19, 2018

WASHINGTON _ The Trump administration announced Tuesday it is withdrawing from the U.N. body that oversees human rights around the globe, saying the 47-nation council has shown an "unconscionable" bias against Israel and a blind willingness to ignore abuse elsewhere. The decision to leave the U.N....

Editorial: US made mistake in moving embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

Editorial: US made mistake in moving embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

May 16, 2018

For the past seven weeks, protesters in and around Palestine have taken to the streets to demand their right to return to areas they were forcibly expelled from when the state of Israel was created. And on Monday, at least 60 protesters were killed by Israeli forces — the same day the United States ...

Professor unearths Israeli heritage

Professor unearths Israeli heritage

By Zoe Pawliczek | Staff Writer

November 28, 2017

Professor Jodi Magness embarked on a mission in 2011 to excavate the Huqoq synagogue in Israel with little idea of its contents — and with only an ancient village as its possible location. Unsure of whether they would find anything, Magness’ team randomly picked a square as their first dig site and d...

Israelis and Palestinian find common ground in the environment

Israelis and Palestinian find common ground in the environment

By Nina Kneuer | Staff Writer

October 20, 2017

From a Palestinian point of view the Arava Institute is located in Palestine, and from an Israeli point of view the Institute is located in Israel. Students and faculty from the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies — a university that focuses on intercultural research and environmental work — led a ...

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