Campus Activism

Recognizing Antisemitism When We See It

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July 17,2020 

I am no stranger to being discriminated against for being Jewish. Growing up, other students would draw swastikas on my papers at school, taunt me with Holocaust jokes, and ask me to pick up the spare change from the ground. I know antisemitism when I see it. Just as I denounce bigotry More »

Building a Wall of Truth

About two weeks ago, the Student Government Association at the University of Maryland voted on a resolution entitled “A Resolution to Promote Human Rights by Divesting from Companies that Profit from Investments in Palestine” - essentially a Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) bill aimed exclusively at the only peaceful democracy in the Middle East. Fortunately, More »


Balancing Judaism & Studies in a Public College

 

Judaism is an age-old religion that has many different sects, each with similar, yet different interpretations of laws, customs, and traditions. Sometimes, individuals like myself, struggle to connect with different denominations and end up connecting to Judaism in other ways. For example, one of the most important tenets to me is to be More »

We Will Defeat Anti-Zionism

Summer break is nearing its end and the academic year is about to begin. The previous academic year has been a tough one for Zionists as well as conservatives at UC Irvine between being harassed, banned, and censured by administration and other students. Throughout the year, I’ve focused mainly on the negative aspects of our More »