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"The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel," a Lecture by Ari Shavit

Longtime Israeli journalist Ari Shavit discusses current Israeli matters including the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict on Tuesday, April 5 at 5:30pm in the Students’ Building second floor auditorium. Shavit is the author of the New York Times bestseller “My Promised Land: the Triumph and Tragedy of Israel,” which combines interviews, memoir and straightforward history to relate Israel’s story. Sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, this event is free and open to the public and will be live-streamed here beginning at 5:30pm on Tuesday, April 5.

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College Leadership and Faculty Address Campus Israeli-Palestinian Issues

More than 930 alumnae/i and parents joined in a webcast on February 25 to listen to President Catharine Hill, Chair of Vassar's Board of Trustees Bill Plapinger '74, AAVC President Missie Rennie Taylor '68, and six faculty members and administrators discuss current issues and tensions on campus related to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. We’re sharing the audio recording of the discussion for those who missed the webinar and seek a first-hand account of how those issues are really playing out at Vassar.

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