The Other Side Of BDS; A Letter To MSA

Are we talking about what’s happening on campus at the University of Minnesota a lot lately? Yes, we are. It’s important stuff so we hope you’re paying attention. Noah Farber, a freshman Minnesota Student Association member, makes a clear argument why the MSA should vote later today against the BDS proposal brought by Students for Justice in Palestine.

Are American Jews Culpable in the Current BDS Movement?

The Daily Minnesotan recently published an editorial suggesting that the University should bend to the demands of BDS because, “student activism is rarely so straightforward and low-risk.” The greater Minnesota Jewish community reacts, including this piece from a freshman on campus.

Students Supporting Israel Combats Anti-Israel Messages on Campus

When I moved from Israel after my military service to study at the University of Minnesota, every year I witnessed many anti-Israel events such as the “apartheid week,” and other clearly anti-Israel messages all around campus. But, what I did not see, was any clear message to counter all of this.

Life As An Israeli Fellow

U of M Hillel Israeli Fellow Eilav Perez shares reflects on his time in Minnesota and shares his favorite moments of the past year.