The journey of The Audacity of Hope, the U.S. boat which was going to join an international flotilla attempting to break the blockade of Gaza this weekend, appears to have been very short lived. Not long after attempting to launch from Athens, the Hope's captain has been arrested by Greek authoriti ... More >>
I covered a boat cruise around Manhattan last summer that raised money for the Audacity Of Hope — not Barack Obama's book, but the blockade-breaking aid ship for Gaza's Palestinians determined to actually land without the deadly violence surrounding the May 31, 2010, attempt by the "Gaza Free ... More >>
Last year's Israeli Apartheid Week event at Columbia's Low Plaza.Well, that was quick. We were looking forward to covering "Party to End Apartheid!," an Israeli Apartheid Week event on March 5 at the LGBT Center, where those two worlds would collide.
Our excitement was short-lived. Pornograp ... More >>
An investigative report from the Human Rights Council of the United Nations has concluded that when the Israeli military boarded the Mavi Marmara last year and killed nine people, "at least six of the killings can be characterized as extra-legal, arbitrary and summary executions."
The most c ... More >>
The typical college student's time abroad is used primarily for escaping into lands of legal-age drinking and assorted other debauchery. Cooper Union student Emily Henochowicz ended up doing something slightly different with her time: protesting in the West Bank this past May. That was when s ... More >>