U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Fox Lake) holds a congressional record that reveals a strong focus on Israel and the federal budget, one that experts and local advocacy groups don’t think will help his re-election bid.
Mitt Romney’s mistakes during his visits to the UK, Israel, and Poland will take their toll as Presidential elections approach.
A collection of artwork created by children across Gaza depicting life under occupation has been the subject of controversy and censorship in recent years. Armed with magic markers, crayons, and pencils, the children of Gaza have unleashed their most powerful weapon yet: honest yet brutal images depicting life under occupation through the lens of a child.
Khader Adnan, a Palestinian detained by the Israeli army, received international attention as he went on a hunger strike for 66 days protesting his violent arrest and indefinite detention.
Newt Gingrich, the leading republican nominee for president, received $10 million towards his campaign from wealthy, hard-line Israel supporters. In the wake of these generous contributions, Gingrich’s commentary regarding Palestine has caused a legitimate concern amongst many who are aware of the realities regarding the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
In his opinion piece, “Palestinian state would expel Jews”, Steve Huntley of the Chicago Sun-Times skews the realities of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict by ignoring international law and crucial historical events.
Communications Intern, Noor Salahuddin discusses the Republican presidential candidates’ political positions.
The Sept. 21 opinion piece in the Daily Herald, “Israel’s future under siege from U.N.,” by Cal Thomas was inflammatory and illogical.
CAIR-Chicago Intern Noor Salahuddin discusses the humanitarian flotilla to Gaza that was prevented from delivering aid by Greek authorities at an Athens port. Noor dispels false claims made by Israeli officials in their attempts to delegitimize the humanitarian mission.
Across city campuses, effective discourse has taken place on socially relevant issues, pulling them out of the “taboo drawer” and placing them into the limelight. From gender equality to immigration, today’s student approach has consistently been “let’s talk about it.”
And then there’s Israel and Palestine.