Palestine

The politics of fear

Every human action is rooted in either love or fear. It’s not a new or a particularly complicated analysis of the human condition, but it…





Welcome home factually based arguments

The article written by Spencer Fernando, entitled “Welcome Home Gilad Shalit,” has revealed that deliberate antagonism continues to override mature discussion on this campus, in…


Welcome home Gilad Shalit

Five years ago the Hamas terrorist group snuck across the border into Israel. They captured then 19-year-old Gilad Shalit, a member of the Israeli military….


Recognize Palestine

As a first-generation Canadian of Jewish decent, and having had many family members killed in Auschwitz and Sobibor concentration camps, the Jewish New Year (Rosh…



Two weeks in Palestine and Israel

This summer, I was fortunate enough to attend the first Independent Jewish Voices solidarity tour of Palestine and Israel. This was a very emotional and…


Israeli apartheid week

In light of Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW), I feel it is important that I explain why we, the organizers of the event, refer to Israel…