Middle East Conflict

Getting to Know Your Neighbors


Today, Israel faces many challenges. People ask, “Why is there is so much hostility between the Jews, Muslims, and the West?” and “Is peace even possible?”

In my experience, before diving into complex questions, it is important to first delve into who is sharing the region with Israel and what are their More »

Anti-Semitism Dividing the Zionist Community

One of the largest divisions in the Zionist community is between Jews and Non-Jews. As someone who is neither culturally nor religiously Jewish, I’ve noticed something pretty awful happening at UC Irvine. The Zionist community has been split along these Jewish and Non-Jewish lines and this has influenced both groups’ approaches on campus.

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Why We Fight for Zionism

The words flashed on my phone. I stared at them in disbelief. My friend Sean was dead.

Just around my 18th birthday, I was drafted into the IDF. My base, Michve Elon, was in northern Israel. My friend Sean and I shared a room as well as our philosophies, life views, and histories.

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