Tag: Palistine

Opinion

Will you ask #The5thQuestion this Passover?

We are IfNotNow Macalester. Welcome to the #JewishResistance. Next week begins the holiday of Passover, a celebration of Jewish liberation from slavery in Egypt. During seders — ceremonial meals for the first two nights of the holiday — Jews and non-Jews around the world will come together and recount this story, discussing the importance of…

Opinion

Defining Macalester: Shimon Peres and the statements we endorse

On September 29, Macalester’s U.S. flag was flying at half-staff at the direction of President Obama and in memory of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres. He was a leading force in the founding and development of Israel since 1948. At his funeral, President Obama compared him to the likes of Nelson Mandela…