Tag: israel

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Understanding Israel

Israel Student Association hosts first full Israel Week BY KELAYAH DICKERSON   Mason’s first ever week-long Israel Week was held to offer the community the chance to learn about the culture, religions, ethnicities and ideas of the people of Israel….

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Iranian singer bridges gap between Israel and the Middle East

Today Mason Hillel and the Israel Student Association sponsor a performance by the Iranian-born singer Rita Yahan-Fourouz. “Music Without Borders: Rita Yahan-Farouz” will feature the singer as she discusses her life and music, and gives a performance. The 70-minute TED…

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What it means for Jews to go on birthright

Asher Ackman, staff writer The Taglit-Birthright trip is an opportunity for any Jewish person between the ages of 18 to 26 to go on a free trip to Israel. For many people, it is a life-changing experience and an opportunity for…

Summer study abroad to Israel-Palestine brought to sudden end

Students studying abroad in Israel-Palestine this summer were forced to evacuate the region four weeks early. As airstrikes between Israel and Hamas began to intensify and violence escalated in Gaza, the university suspended the study abroad program. Yehuda Lukacs, the…