SJP, JSU at odds over Israel Fest 2017
By Morgan Caplan
For the Mitzpeh
After Students for Justice in Palestine, amongst others, interrupted the Israel Fest events of 2016, the organization has already begun its counter movement to this year’s festival, seeking an end to certain Israel Fest activities.
Last Israel Fest, a group from SJP protested with signs and megapho...
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 ...
Memories of Ezra Schwartz
By Blair Jackson, for the Mitzpeh, @blairacudda
In the West Bank three weeks ago, Ezra Schwartz, an American student who was studying and volunteering in Israel, died in a terrorist attack.
An armed Palestinian motorist opened fire toward cars, including a van that 18-year-old Schwartz was in, near Alon Shvut, just two hours after a ...