Articles tagged: Israel-Palestine
“Divest from death”: Community members walkout to demand divestment from corporations with Israeli ties
Students, faculty, and staff held a walkout to call on Georgetown to divest its endowment from companies that invest in technologies used by the Israeli military.
The endless social media footage has made the situation in Gaza impossible to ignore. It is, in the words of a South African lawyer suing Israel at the International Court... Read more
Content warning: This article includes mentions of racism, Islamophobia, and an anti-Palestinian hate crime. Donia, an international Palestinian graduate student who spoke to the Voice on the condition that she... Read more
Georgetown's faculty organized a vigil to memorialize and commemorate their academic colleagues murdered in Gaza on Jan 18.
Shocking. Cruel. Terrifying. Devastating. Criminal. Some say there are "no words" to describe the searing events of October in Israel and Gaza. But these words and many others accurately describe the suffering of both Israelis and Palestinians at this terrible moment in the history of the modern Middle East. As scholars of the region who have devoted years of research, study, teaching, and discussion to the Israeli-Palestinian tragedy, we implore our students, administration, and colleagues to care for all humans impacted by the ongoing carnage flooding our news feeds.
This article does not include names for the personal safety of Georgetown students and faculty. A walkout for Gaza organized by Georgetown Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) drew several... Read more
Content warning: This article references systemic violence, Islamophobia, and antisemitism. The editorial board recognizes the escalation of violence in Israel and Palestine has been grievous for Jewish and Palestinian communities.... Read more
Antisemitism and anti-Zionism are linked, and the former certainly can be present in the latter, but it is not always. In fact, assertions that the two are inherently synonymous are themselves antisemitic.
SJP hosted a series of events educating the community about Palestinian culture and human rights issues in the Israeli-Palestinian crisis.