The Tulane Hullabaloo

Jewish studies department aims for expansion, attempts to reach more people

Jewish studies department aims for expansion, attempts to reach more people

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter

September 22, 2018

When Michael Cohen became chair of the Jewish studies department, he saw great potential. He had big hopes to reach more students, hire the best professors and provide more variety within the curriculum than ever before. Cohen and the rest of the Jewish studies team are working to increase the si...

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

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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 students, who wanted to charter the club under the name "Jewish Voices for Peace," were met...