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Beyond Chicago: DePaul students celebrate holiday traditions around the world

December 25, 2019

As soon as Fall Quarter came to a close, many students left DePaul’s campuses either to kick back and ring in the holidays with family or continued studying over the December Intersession. While many...

Beyond Chicago: DePaul students celebrate holiday traditions from around the world

December 25, 2019

As soon as Fall Quarter came to a close, many students left DePaul’s campuses either to kick back and ring in the holidays with family or continued studying over the December Intersession. While many...

Israel’s political future uncertain amid election deadlock

Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz, left, Esther Hayut, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Israel, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attend a memorial service for former President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem on Sept. 19, 2019.
September 23, 2019

Israel’s second round of elections in six months appeared Sunday to leave the country’s political future in doubt, even as Israeli President Reuven Rivlin began talks with representatives of the elected...

Poland summit: What to expect at this week’s U.S.-sponsored “Ministerial to promote Peace and Security in the Middle East”

Poland summit: What to expect at this week's U.S.-sponsored
February 11, 2019

It was announced in early January: an international summit in Warsaw on February 13-14, sponsored by Poland and the U.S., with a focus on Iran and the Middle East. While the State Department said...

Palestinian stabs American-Israeli man to death

September 17, 2018

Nation & World Brief: September 17 A Palestinian assailant on Sunday fatally stabbed an Israeli settler outside a busy mall in the West Bank. The victim was identified as Ari Fuld, a U.S.-born...

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

U.S. President Donald Trump declares formal recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel during a statement on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017 in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery | Abaca Press)
January 29, 2018

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...

Students for Justice in Palestine protest US policies, Israeli detentions

Photo by Muhummad Mallick
January 22, 2018

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...

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

Ahed Tamimi is brought to a courtroom inside the Ofer military prison near Jerusalem, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. Tamimi, 16, was filmed in December pushing, kicking and slapping Israeli soldiers, who stood by silently.  (Mahmoud Illean | AP)
January 22, 2018

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...

With tensions high, student leaders travel to Israel

The group posed for a picture atop Mount Bental in the Golan Heights near Israel’s northeastern border with Syria.
(Photo courtesy of Olivia Adams)
January 8, 2018

Amid tense geopolitical strife, student leaders traveled to Israel to learn about the Israel-Palestine conflict and Middle Eastern culture in a trip sponsored by the Jewish United Fund. They covered ground...

Remarkable diversity of the pro-Israel community at DePaul

(Photo courtesy of Cameron Erickson and Lyric Metroplos)
March 22, 2015

When people hear the term ‘Israel Advocate’ a certain connotation may come into mind. When we both arrived to campus – Cameron in 2011, and Lyric in 2014 – we had very little passion or connection...

Negotiations and annihilation: Netanyahu’s March 3 speech to Congress

In this Thursday, Sept. 27, 2015 file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shows an illustration as he describes his concerns over Iran's nuclear ambitions during his address to the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 26, 2015

As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech on March 3 to Congress approaches, the mystery and drama around the timing of the speech is increasing. Prime Minister Netanyahu is set to encourage...

Steven Salaita, U of I professor denied job offer, speaks at DePaul

People from all different types of backgrounds packed a room in O’Connell Hall on Thursday to hear Steven Salaita speak. (Christian Ianniello / The DePaulia)
October 12, 2014

[slideshow_deploy id='4555'] Controversial professor Steven Salaita spoke at DePaul last week regarding the issues of academic freedom of speech as well as his views on the conflict between Israel and...

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