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The Pitt News

Opinion | The rise in left-wing antisemitism is dangerous and unacceptable

Opinion | The rise in left-wing antisemitism is dangerous and unacceptable

By Dalia Maeroff, Senior Staff Columnist May 26, 2021
I wonder if the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a touchy subject to Americans because of the antisemitism that runs deep throughout American and world history.
The crowd of over 100 protestors gathered at Flagstaff Hill on Saturday afternoon carrying “Free Palestine” signs and Palestinian flags as they marched to Schenley Plaza. The protest was organized in reaction to the recent escalation in violence in Israel and Gaza over the past two weeks.

‘Emergency Rally for Palestine’ in Oakland calls for the end of Israeli occupation and violence

By Nathan Fitchett, Senior Staff Writer May 26, 2021
The crowd of over 100 protestors gathered at Flagstaff Hill on Saturday afternoon to protest Israel's ongoing occupation of Palestinian territories. Protestors carried “Free Palestine” signs and Palestinian flags as they marched to Schenley Plaza. The protest was organized in reaction to the recent escalation in violence against Palestinians by Israelis over the past two weeks.
The Pittsburgh chapters of the Democratic Socialists of America and Council on American-Islamic Relations hosted a “Stand in Solidarity with Palestine” rally at the corner of Forbes Avenue and Bigelow Boulevard on Friday afternoon.

‘Stand in Solidarity with Palestine’ rally calls to amplify Palestinian voices, end US funding of Israel

By Betul Tuncer, Staff Writer May 19, 2021
A group of nearly 250 people gathered in Oakland on Friday afternoon in solidarity with Palestine. The group sang the lyrics to “Which Side Are You On?” an activist song commonly sung at many protests, while waving Palestinian flags.

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.
Ilhan Omar, D-Minn. — one of two Muslim women recently elected to the House of Representatives — awaits the start of the 116th Congress on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 3 in Washington, D.C.

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.
Protesters run away from tear gas dispersed by Israeli forces as they inch closer to the border fence separating Israel and Gaza in a camp east of Gaza City, Gaza on Monday, May 14, 2018. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

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...

Shadi Shiha (left) and Eve Tendler led a discussion about Palestine and Israel environmental issues Thursday as part of Pitt’s International Week. (Photo by Sarah Cutshall | Staff photographer)

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...

Photos Coming Courtesy of RJ Khalaf

From NYU Local: Palestinian youth LEAD the way

By Melissa Godin | NYU Local April 10, 2017

This story was produced as part of Impact News Journalism Day. Read more stories like it at impactjournalismday-universities.com/read-our-stories.  “The first time I was offered a cigarette was...

Palestinian hunger strike at Red Cross

Palestinian hunger strike at Red Cross

By MCT Campus July 17, 2013

Pitt's SJP chapter has joined other worldwide in protesting what they perceive as the suppression of Palestinians by Israel. 

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