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A campus divided: students split over free trip to Israel and Palestinian territories

A campus divided: students split over free trip to Israel and Palestinian territories

Emma Pinezich and Sawyer Loftus

December 5, 2019

One year ago, UVM Hillel, a Jewish student group, was offered funds for a trip to Israel and Palestine territories.  The source of that funding came under fire from student activists supportive of Palestine and remains criticized a year later.   

Support Israel & support equality

Support Israel & support equality

April 28, 2016

The heat of the Jerusalem summer day was finally starting to fade as our small group of Chicago-based Birthright participants found a shady spot in the park to sit. We were about to begin an activity which entailed discussing controversial topics in and about Israel.We began by talking about an Arab-Is...

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