Biden vs. Trump: The competing cases for pro-Israel voters
By Logan Heller and Aaron Arnstein
Opinion editor Logan Heller faces off against Aaron Arnstein about which 2020 presidential candidate is best for Israel.
Rationalism vs. Radicalism: Why a Biden White House is Desperately Needed (Logan Heller)
Joseph Biden Sr. introduced the idea of a Jewish ...
Jewish Americans and the power of politics
By Mitzpeh Staff
With a lot at stake for the Jewish community in this presidential election, the ability for Jews to voice themselves through voting is more important than ever. The Jewish community often bases its support in the presidential election on a series of pressing issues, both domestic and foreign. On the home front, ...
Maryland’s Jewish community prepares for Election Day
Maryland Hillel and the university’s Jewish community at large recognize the importance of this year’s presidential election, now just a few days away.
To galvanize Jewish voters, Maryland Hillel is taking part in the “MitzVote” program, a nonpartisan initiative from Hillel International ...
The Kurds: A Jewish Story
By Logan Heller
Allow me to paint a picture of an ethnic group from the near east. Its entire history is one of systematic persecution. Its ideas of equality are deemed unacceptable by its traditional Arab neighbors. They have been leaders in the fight against terror and they protect American interests. Most ...
Trump and the anti-Semitic myth of dual loyalty
By Lisa Woolfson
President Trump criticized American Jews who vote for Democrats a few weeks ago by saying, “It shows either a total lack of knowledge or complete disloyalty.”
Trump is only the most recent public figure to assume all Jews have a “dual loyalty” to both America and Israel. This anti-Semitic ...
German official is wrong. Giving in to hate is not the answer to rising anti-Semitism
By Max Breene
Felix Klein, a federal official in Germany responsible for combating anti-Semitism, warned German Jews against wearing kippas everywhere in public last week after a government report showed a 20% increase in anti-Semitic crimes since 2018. Klein has since clarified that his comments were meant to ...
Experts discuss U.S. relations with Israel, Palestine at Terps for Israel event
By Jacqueline Chase
Though America’s relationship to the conflict between Israel and Palestine may seem troubling, David Makovsky and Ghaith Al-Omari say there is still hope for the next generation.
Terps for Israel welcomed experts Makovsky and Al-Omari to this university for a discussion of the ...
The clash of values, at home and abroad
By Brogan Gerhart
“Everyone has multifaceted, complex identities,” said Dr. Shibley Telhami, a professor and distinguished scholar-teacher lecturer at this university. “Every day we decide which identity we put first.”
With these words, Telhami delved into modern America’s conception of ...