Post Tagged with: "palestine"

Israeli Control Inhibits Palestinian Reconciliation

I highly recommend that you visit Israel. It really doesn’t get enough credit. One of Israel’s top selling points is its location at the junction between East and West. In Tel Aviv along the beautiful beaches, you could be in any major European city, judging by the nightlife and cosmopolitan[Read More…]

by September 24, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Students Decry No Investment Oversight

At the Friday morning meeting of members of the Georgetown, Divest! Coalition and university administrators, disagreement stemmed over the ethics of delegating endowment allocation to fund managers. The meeting was held to discuss the coalition’s call for the university to redirect endowment funds away from companies that benefit from human[Read More…]

by April 13, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Endowment Lacks Responsible Oversight

When I and four other members of Georgetown, Divest!, met with university administrators last Friday, we made a startling and unpleasant discovery about the university’s endowment. We initially approached the university with the intention to find out the details of its policy on socially responsible oversight of endowment investments. We[Read More…]

by April 13, 2010 0 comments Opinion

With Israel, U.S. Needs Backbone

Article 49 of the Fourth Geneva Convention, which both Israel and the United States have signed, says that the “occupying power shall not deport or transfer parts of its own civilian population into territories it occupies.” Today there are nearly 500,000 Israeli settlers illegally living on territory that has been[Read More…]

by March 26, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

SMEP Hosts Conference

Georgetown’s Students for Middle East Peace hosted a day-long conference to discuss peaceful resolutions to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and to foster dialogue with people from various colleges nationwide. “I thought it was an amazing success,” SMEP Press Coordinator David Waytz (SFS ’05) said. “Not only was it really important to[Read More…]

by March 4, 2003 0 comments Campus News, News