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

February 13, 2019


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions, Uncategorized

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


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

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

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

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

May 16, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

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

Israelis and Palestinian find common ground in the environment

By Nina Kneuer | Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under 2. Featured, Campus, News

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

From NYU Local: Palestinian youth LEAD the way

By Melissa Godin | NYU Local

April 10, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

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 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


Filed under Archives

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

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