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Inexperienced, unqualified Kushner is wrong man to broker peace in Middle East

By Mitzpeh Staff @Mitzpeh When Jared Kushner made his first trip to Israel in June as a senior adviser to the president, brokering peace in the Middle East was one of his biggest responsibilities. For an issue as important to global interest as Middle East peace, one would think the U.S. would send more than an amateur diplomat to broker a ...

Israel Week Committee members look forward to week of fun, educational events

By Georgia Slater For the Mitzpeh @georgiaslater13 For over six years, Maryland Hillel has hosted Israel Week, a series of events to explore and celebrate different parts of Israeli culture. This year, it will begin on Tuesday, April 25 and culminate with Israel Fest on Tuesday, May 2. Israel Week is co-sponsored by various Jewish student ...

Human rights advocate Jacqueline Isaac speaks to UMD students on problems facing Middle Eastern community

By Senaya Savir Staff writer @SenayaSavir   On Nov. 17, human rights advocate Jacqueline Isaac visited Van Munching Hall to discuss a nonprofit organization she co-founded, as well as her input on the current refugee crisis and her own personal experiences visiting minority communities in the Middle East. “What is happening ...

GIIS honors Rabin with Middle East talk

By Blair Jackson, for the Mitzpeh, @blairacudda In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin’s assassination, the Gildenhorn Institute of Israeli Studies (GIIS) hosted its annual Dubin Lecture as a discussion on Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, current crises and the future of the Middle East. The ...