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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

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.

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.

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

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)

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 ...

Israelis and Palestinian find common ground in the environment

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)

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 ...

From NYU Local: Palestinian youth LEAD the way

Photos Coming Courtesy of RJ Khalaf

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  “The first time I was offered a cigarette was by a 12-year-old Palestinian refugee named Odayee, in a refugee camp right out of Nablus called New Askar,” said 21-year-old R.J. Khalaf, founder of LEAD...

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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