Earlier this month, President Barack Obama spoke at Rutgers University’s commencement ceremony and shared his two cents about the problem of political correctness on college campuses.
Bernie Sanders lost the Jewish community last week – if he ever had it to begin with.
Last week, the Bernie Sanders campaign hired Simone Zimmerman as their new Jewish outreach coordinator.
Zionism is a whispered word, surrounded by hushes and shushes, and hisses and boos, all within an institution that prides itself for its diversity.
There are a variety of definitions for Zionism, but an umbrella definition is that Zionism is the ideology and belief in the right of Jewish self-determination.
Many progressive Jewish activists feel alienated from progressive activist groups because of their pro-Israel views. Opinion columnists Aram Ghoogasian and Shani Shahmoon discuss whether the issue should actually be a major ideological difference and whether progressive Jews can hope to move past it.
With cracked sidewalks, dull lighting and an uneventful calendar, Westwood needs to be revamped.
Before Third Street Promenade and The Grove arrived, Westwood Village was the place to be.
Westwood Boulevard 2.0: where bicyclists ride in their own lane beside wide and smooth sidewalks, shaded outdoor patios surround fully occupied restaurants and shops, and exercise stations, small library stands and charging docks stand on street corners.
No one is just one thing. While our identities define our perspectives, they don’t limit our interests.
The meeting this past Monday, the University of California Statement of Principles Against Intolerance public forum, was an attempt by Avi Oved, UC Student Regent and a Jew, to draw attention to ongoing discrimination on UC campuses, but was ultimately turned into an “us versus you” conversation revolving around the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.”
Oved attempted to broaden the conversation around the resolution to include more minority groups and their specific experiences with discrimination, instead of focusing on whether to specifically define anti-Semitism.
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