Students for Justice in Palestine hold demonstration as part of Israeli Apartheid Week

Tufts Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) staged an educational demonstration yesterday on the Tisch Library Patio as a part of its annual Israeli Apartheid Week. The demonstration involved four stations focusing on the city Hebron in the West Bank, East Jerusalem, the Gaza Strip and a Bedouin community in the Negev Desert. Each station represented […]

Teaching life: Black freedom, Palestinian liberation

I am not writing this to provide fodder for the onslaught of Zionist and inherently racist rhetoric that is sure to accompany my words in the comments section once this is posted online. It is not that I don’t respect those who disagree with the basic aim of Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW), which is “to […]

The oppressed learned to oppress

We do not speak for “the Jews,” but as Jews for whom our faith and tradition necessitates dedication to social justice, we speak for ourselves to interrupt narratives that seek to homogenize the Jewish experience and defend Zionism. We do not write this article to speak for “The Jewish people,” but as white Jewish American women […]

Apartheid Week or Two-States Week – you choose

George Deek is an Arab-Israeli ambassador born in Jaffa and educated in Tel Aviv, and today he is one of the rising stars in Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. If he were to hear that next week Tufts is going to have an “Apartheid Week” which conflates South Africa under Apartheid to today’s Israel, the usually very calm […]