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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,...

Conflict Media Coverage Bias Misinforms Public

Conflict Media Coverage Bias Misinforms Public

Talia Hendel, Web Managing Editor

October 30, 2015

The brutal acts of violence between the Palestinians and the Israelis are nothing new. However, the conflict has escalated to an extremely frightening level in recent months. It’s not just that the Palestinians have gotten more impatient in their quest to defend their rights and their land, but it c...

Interactions between Israel and Palestine chronicled through the years

Andrew Vester, Staff Writer

August 25, 2014

Sirens wail. Gunfights rage. Rockets explode overhead. Over the past month, these are some of the everyday sounds heard by residents of both Israel and Gaza. The following timeline, based on reporting from The New York Times, Fox News, CBC News, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, and the Couns...

Staples students witness the Israeli-Palestine conflict first-hand

Staples students witness the Israeli-Palestine conflict first-hand

Jane Levy, Features Editor

August 25, 2014

While Baxter Stein ’14 originally traveled to Israel to immerse himself in its ancient history, for the past eight weeks, he also watched history unfold right before his eyes. After World War II, Israel was “given a large part of Palestine, which they considered their traditional home but the...

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