African refugee to Israel shares experiences at Terps for Israel event
By Mohan Xu
Mutasim A. Ali talked about his own experiences in Israel being an African refugee and about asylum seekers and refugee policy in Israel on Tuesday evening, Feb. 25, in Tydings Hall.
“One of the reasons why so many other people have to leave Sudan and other countries in Africa is primarily for genocide ...
Holocaust survivor who found safety in China reflects on her journey to America
By Spencer Dobkin
At first glance, Ilse Jacobs is like any normal 86-year-old living in Delray Beach, Florida: She lives near her family, goes on cruises and hates the snow up north.
But Jacobs’ story is not like others, even though she did move south, and definitely hates snow.
Jacobs is from ...
International conference educates audience about end of Jewish life in Arab lands
By Kaitlyn Hopkins
"The Ancient Jewish Community of Yemen and its Emigration" was just one of the lectures that was given at the End of Jewish Communal Life in the Arab Lands International Conference Tuesday.
The conference, held in Prince George's Room in the Adele H. Stamp Student Union, attracted a diverse crowd ...
Students march on campus to express solidarity with refugees, immigrants
By Jack Wisniewski
Holding a sign embellished with barbed wire, senior English major Aiyah Sibay led a crowd of over 200 people in protests in front of McKeldin Library Wednesday afternoon.
“When refugees are under attack, what do we do? Stand up; fight back,” chanted Sibay, the vice president of Students for ...