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Pro-Israel and pro-Palestine groups on campus don’t see eye-to-eye

Pro-Israel and pro-Palestine groups on campus don’t see eye-to-eye

Neil Sengupta, Contributing Writer

January 29, 2018


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In a heated political climate, the conflict between Israel and Palestine is among the more controversial issues in politics today. On the DePaul campus two student groups, Students for Justice in Palestine and Students Supporting Israel represent both sides of this debate with passion and vigor-- and t...

Students for Justice in Palestine protest US policies, Israeli detentions

Students for Justice in Palestine protest US policies, Israeli detentions

Timothy Duke, Contributing Writer

January 22, 2018


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Despite frigid, blustery conditions, Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) marched and held a rally at DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus on Jan. 18, 2018. Protesters stood in solidarity with prisoners and detainees such as Ahed Tamimi and held signs saying, “Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine,...

Statement: Student group refuses to acknowledge Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Statement: Student group refuses to acknowledge Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Students for Justice in Palestine

January 22, 2018


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DePaul’s Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) would like to strongly condemn the recent announcement made by President Trump on Dec. 6, 2017, declaring Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Under the 1947 Partition Plan, the United Nations has given Jerusalem a special status, recognizing it under inte...

Protest over deaths in Gaza held outside Arts and Letters building

Protest over deaths in Gaza held outside Arts and Letters building

Matthew Paras

September 30, 2014


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   (Amanda Crane/The DePaulia)   A 10-minute protest was held outside the Arts and Letters building Tuesday from multiple student groups, calling for DePaul to divest in multinational corporations and for the violence to stop in Gaza against Palestinians. Read More »...

World News: Summer 2014 recap

World News: Summer 2014 recap

Kevin Gross

September 15, 2014


Filed under Nation & World

 Palestinian conflict reignites The continuing Israeli-Palestinian conflict went through another spate of violence throughout July and August as members of the Israeli Defense Force and Palestinian group Hamas clashed throughout the Gaza Strip. The conflict was prompted by the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teen...

Persuing a Vincentian balance sheet

Persuing a Vincentian balance sheet

Kevin Gross

June 2, 2014


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Over the past few weeks our campus has been captivated by the utterly polarizing debate over the Israeli divestment campaign. One of the main complaints regarding the campaign was this question: “Why Israel? Why focus on Israel when there are so many other places in the world that are complicit in...

SJP erects ‘mock apartheid wall’

SJP erects ‘mock apartheid wall’

Colleen Connolly

May 19, 2014


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The Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) group at DePaul put up a “mock apartheid wall” in St. Vincent’s Circle just off the Quad last Monday, May 12 to raise awareness about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The front of the five-panel wooden wall faced the John T. Richardson Library displaying...

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