UN aftermath creates ripple effect across campus

11.11.2011                      14.Cheschwan. 5772

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UN aftermath creates ripple effect across campus

Recent events at the United Nations offered pro-Israel students an opportunity to engage fellow students on campus.

The recent events at the United Nations offered pro-Israel students an opportunity to watch history unfold in real time: they saw the Palestinian Authority (PA) bring its unilateral bid for independence to New York, and they saw President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu deliver speeches decrying the effort.
Although PA President Abbas' proposal was not submitted for a vote, the events of late September made indelible impressions on many student activists on all side of the debate. Those impressions have fueled extensive campus activities in the aftermath of the UN session. Israel Campus Beat checked in around the country to see how pro-Israel students are building on recent headlines to raise awareness and understanding….