With vote to condemn Trump’s Jerusalem decision, UN proves to be on side of peace
By Mitzpeh Staff
Early this month, President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. would recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move the embassy there from Tel Aviv. Following the announcement, there were protests on the West Bank in which Palestinians clashed with Israeli officers. According to CNN, hundreds were injured ...
Trump performing balancing act between supporting, ignoring Jewish interests
By Mitzpeh Staff
In his first 22 days in office, President Donald Trump has met with a slew of foreign leaders. Last week, when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu came for his first official visit with the Trump administration on Feb. 15, the two leaders held a joint press conference.
During his campaign, Trump promised to warm ...
Examining American Jews’ role in Israeli politics
By Jacqueline Hyman & Jacob Schaperow
Opinion editor, editor-in-chief
Guy Ziv talks about the Israeli elections
By Harris Blum, for the Mitzpeh, @Harris_Blum
Students and faculty interested in Israeli politics heard Guy Ziv, a foreign policy professor at American University and this university, discuss the results of the Israeli elections and their implications for American diplomacy with Israel on March 30 in Tydings Hall.
This university’s ...
Sanctions only viable option to combat Iran’s nuclear program
by Jake Baum
“Opportunity, prosperity and justice”: President Barack Obama used these words in 2009 to describe his hopes for the future of the Iranian government’s attitude toward its people.
However, the reality that Obama envisioned is far from the truth. Many political groups throughout America, Israel and Iran have speculated ...