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U.N. general assembly denounces Trump’s Jerusalem plan

U.N. general assembly denounces Trump’s Jerusalem plan

December 24, 2017

Melanie Lust '19 The U.N. voted on Thursday to pass a resolution demanding that President Trump rescind his policy to move Israel's capital from Tel-Aviv to Jerusalem. The nonbinding referendum, which passed 128 to nine with 35 abstentions, came one day after Trump threatened to cut aid to countr...

Cinderella story and hometown victory: 2017 World Baseball Classic gains worldwide popularity

Cinderella story and hometown victory: 2017 World Baseball Classic gains worldwide popularity

March 30, 2017

By Alex Reiner and Jack Beck The 2017 World Baseball Classic was filled with Cinderella stories, swagger and the home team bringing home the bling. The United States brought home its first gold medals against Puerto Rico by an 8-0 final score in front of 51,000 home fans on March 23 at the Los An...

UN’s anti-Israel bias persists after Obama fails to veto settlement resolution

UN’s anti-Israel bias persists after Obama fails to veto settlement resolution

January 11, 2017

By: Melanie Lust '19 The UN held a vote declaring Israeli settlements in the West Bank and Jerusalem illegal last December 23. The drafted resolution, Resolution 2334, called for an immediate end to the settlements and was approved by a council of 14 nations, including New Zealand, Malaysia, Venezuela,...

UN resolution ending Israeli settlements garners mixed student reactions

UN resolution ending Israeli settlements garners mixed student reactions

January 10, 2017

A resolution denouncing Israeli settlement construction was approved by the UN Security Council after the Obama administration refused to veto the resolution which criticizes Israel and calls its settlement activity illegal, on Friday Dec. 23, 2016. The Security Council adopted the resolution with...

Birthright Booms for Staples Grads

Birthright Booms for Staples Grads

Ivy Prince, Web A&E Editor

June 9, 2016

Birthright Israel is a well-known program among the Staples Community. Many students go the summer after their first year in college to travel across Israel and be a part of the program. Birthright Israel gives the gift to any Jewish student of visiting Israel on a 10-day educational trip. The program...

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