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British Vote Should Concern Israel

By Daniel Farber Ball The British Parliament voted late at night on Oct. 13 to support a Palestinian state alongside Israel. The decision became official, when 274 members of Parliament stated “this House believes that the government should recognize the … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Richmond and Jerusalem

By Daniel Farber Ball History was made in Virginia on Thursday, Sept. 4, as Robert F. McDonnell became the state’s first governor to be convicted of a crime. The former governor and his wife Maureen were found guilty on several … Continue reading

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Israelis and Syrians Come Together in Jordan

By Stephanie Brown There are a lot of numbers being thrown around in the Syrian refugee crisis. Six million people forced out of their homes. Two million driven out of the country. Tens of thousands more crossing the border everyday. … Continue reading

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Israel and Hamas: War in the Twitter Sphere

By Laurin-Whitney Gottbrath The implications of the November 2012 conflict between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip may seem uncertain at this point, but what is clear is that both parties have added a new weapon to their arsenal: … Continue reading

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A New Way to Get Palestinian News

by Laurin-Whitney Gottbrath ”They think we are terrorists,” Palestinians would say when I asked what they thought the outside world thought of them.  And when I asked why, they would say, “That’s what the media calls us.” After living in … Continue reading

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