Post Tagged with: "Judaism"

COHEN: Clinging to the Remains of Coexistence

The bazaars of Bukhara, Uzbekistan, play host to a symphony of languages. Melons are bought and sold with boisterous exchanges in Uzbek and Tajik. Ceramic salesmen hawk their blue-glazed teacups in Russian, a vestige of the city’s tsarist and Soviet past. European tourists haggle with shrewd shopkeepers purveying handmade rugs[Read More…]

by August 29, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: Bigotry, a Recurring History

I am not an alarmist. But after the recent presidential election, my attitude may have changed. President-elect Donald Trump has turned minority groups into targets for discrimination by taking advantage of the hardships and dissatisfaction voters experienced over the last eight years. Many in the American Jewish community, 71 percent[Read More…]

by December 2, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
TINA NIU FOR THE HOYA
Hebrew University of Jerusalem professor Ruth Gavison talked about Judaism in Israel.

Professor Discusses Judaism’s Role in Israel

Ruth Gavison, a professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a founding member of the Israel Association for Civil Rights, spoke about the Jewishness of Israel and its implications Wednesday in Copley Formal Lounge. The event, sponsored by the Program for Jewish Civilization and School of Foreign Service, is[Read More…]

by October 31, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

AEPi Shows Solidarity With Emory

After the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity house at Emory University was vandalized with swastikas on Sunday following Yom Kippur, the Georgetown chapter of AEPi will wear blue on Tuesday in solidarity and in a statement against anti-Semitism. “We’re trying to show support for the brothers at that chapter and stand[Read More…]

by October 7, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Finding Jewish Life on Our Jesuit Hilltop

After completing a year at Washington University in St. Louis, it was quite clear to me that the Missouri campus was far from the school of my dreams. Though a bit discouraged, I was determined that somewhere out there was a better fit for my personality and ambitions. After looking[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Opinion

STIRRETT: A Two-State Path to Peace

Time is running out for the only way to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. With each passing year, hope for a two-state solution fades. While the continuation of this seemingly never-ending conflict can be disheartening, it is more important than ever to push for peace. The Israel-Palestine conflict isn’t black and[Read More…]

by March 1, 2012 0 comments Opinion