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Given that confirmation bias and cherry-picking evidence is such an ingrained element of the human psyche, how impartially evaluate the Israel-Palestine situation?

Israeli-Palestinian conflict’s unproductive cycle in media

Thamidul Alam, Contributing Columnist October 27, 2021

The social media cycle of tragedy has been normalized. Something terrible occurs in the Israel-Palestine region. Supporters of both sides take to social media to defend their respective sides. Eventually...

OPINION| Examining bias in censorship on Israel/Palestine

OPINION| Examining bias in censorship on Israel/Palestine

Ori Tsameret, Intersections Editor March 3, 2021

On Saturday, Feb. 20th, NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” premiered as usual, featuring, as always, a litany of sketches performed by the ensemble cast and celebrity guest host. As part of their usual...

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OPINION | In controversial move, Israeli NGO critiques Israel as “apartheid”

Ori Tsameret, Intersections Editor January 27, 2021

On Monday, Jan. 18, Israeli nongovernmental organization B’Tselem issued a tweet publicizing their report describing the material reality of Jewish Israelis and Palestinians as “apartheid.” The...

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Our Israel Stories

Cori Shalit and Yael Pasumansky December 4, 2019

In light of the recent rise in antisemitic attacks and anti-Israel sentiments spreading across Western college campuses, and in cities in America and abroad, we want to share our personal stories explaining...

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Our campus conversation about the Arab-Israeli conflict lacks context

Harrison Thorn, Senior Staff Writer October 30, 2019

Through all the debate over Israel that happens on Tulane’s campus, it seems that one crucial idea consistently slips through the cracks: criticizing Israel isn’t anti-Semitic. The trouble comes when...

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From ploughshares to swords: Zionism is an attack on Judaism

Cliff Soloway, Miranda Teresa Fitz, and Shay Meredith October 28, 2019

In 2017, when three students formed a chapter of Jewish Voice for Peace — now Students for Justice in Palestine — here at Tulane, they were reprimanded for anti-Semitism by several Undergraduate Student...

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Letter to the Editor: ‘Pinkwashing’ misrepresents LGBTQ rights in Israel

Yael Pasumansky October 16, 2019

Yael Pasumansky is a fellow for the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America. Dear Editor, Following Shai DeLuca-Tamasi’s visit to Tulane this past month, three students wrote...

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OPINION: Pinkwashing Israeli politics at Tulane

Cliff Soloway, Wash Fields, and Harmonii Odinga October 2, 2019

On Tuesday last week, Shai DeLuca-Tamasi visited Tulane to share his experiences as a gay man and former sergeant in the Israeli Defense Forces. DeLuca-Tamasi spoke about coming out in the military and...

BDS movement is Harmful for Peace and Human Rights

Daniel Gottlieb, Contributing Writer April 23, 2018

The recent push for Tulane to follow in the footsteps of New Orleans and adopt a Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions resolution against Israel is both misguided and unethical. Shrouded under the veneer of...

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Student Org Spotlight: Students for Justice in Palestine opens dialogue, builds community

Lily Milwit , Senior Staff Reporter April 18, 2018

During the 2016-17 academic year, students hoping to start a club based on advocating for peace in the Israel-Palestine conflict went before the Undergraduate Student Government Senate to make its case. The...

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Letter to the Editor: Students must embrace progressive organizing, hold administration accountable

On Jan. 25, the New Orleans City Council rescinded resolution R-18-5, which encouraged divestment from corporations benefiting from human rights violations. Since then, members of Students for Justice...

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Letter to the Editor: Tulane must not adopt pro-BDS policies

Alan Smason April 7, 2018

Dear Editor: As a Tulane alumnus and the former Features Editor and Executive Editor of The Hullabaloo during the early 1970s, I was appalled that the newspaper chose to run a pro-BDS (boycott, divestment...

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