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Alexandra Markus is a graduate student completing her Master of Science Degree in Narrative Medicine at Columbia University in New York City.

ARTICLES BY: Alexandra Markus


May 13, 2016 12:52 pm
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Was Brown U’s Hillel Attempting to Cover Up a ‘Nakba Day’ Event?

My article that appeared yesterday at the pro-Israel blog Israellycool reported that Brown University’s Hillel was hosting a commemorative "Nakba" event. The term “Nakba” -- Arabic for “catastrophe” -- refers to the...

April 3, 2016 9:19 am
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Breaking the Silence Demonizes Israel at Columbia University Hillel

On Thursday night, at Columbia University, Breaking the Silence (BtS) was well-received by a group of about 100 excited college students. The former soldier who represented...

March 18, 2016 9:44 am
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J Street Fools Hillel Into Breaking the Rules, by Hosting Breaking the Silence

It appears that J Street U, the student branch of the J Street organization, is trying to subvert Hillel’s Standards of Partnership -- which rule...

February 11, 2016 7:49 am
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BDS Undermines the Very Values of American Universities

The BDS movement is thriving on many college campuses. Here are some of the reasons this policy actually violates the principles these colleges claim to...

January 28, 2016 5:40 am
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Meet a True Israeli Hero: Avi Dorfman Survived Hamas Attack and Near-Permanent Brain Damage (VIDEO)

How would you feel if you knew you were going to die? This is an uncomfortable question, but one that Avi Dorfman, 26, learned the answer...

January 3, 2016 7:24 am
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Israel Must Tell Better Stories to Get the World on Its Side

Life unfolds in stories, and stories form the building-blocks of life. They shape our opinions, influence how we see ourselves and synthesize our worldview. Stories allow us to...

Features

Memory of Greek Jewish Metropolis Endures at New Holocaust Museum

JNS.org - Last week’s visit by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, to Thessaloniki, Greece, marked the construction...

Iran Missile Strike Escalates War Between Radical Shiites and Sunnis in Middle East

Iran's recent missile attack on ISIS targets in eastern Syria represents another escalation in the...

Discovery of Hidden Text Prompts New Approach to Biblical Digs in Israel

JNS.org - The recent discovery of a previously invisible inscription on the back of...

World

Kushner and Greenblatt’s Embrace Will Encourage Israel to ‘Take...

The new push launched this week by Trump administration emissaries Jason Greenblatt and Jared Kushner to revive Israeli-Palestinian negotiations has received...

Israel

New England Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Opens First Regulation-Sized Jerusa...

JNS.org - The new Kraft Family Sports Campus in Jerusalem was inaugurated this week and made possible by a $6 million...

Middle East

Top Tehran Regime Officials Propagate Anti-Israel Rhetoric Ahead of Iran...

Top Tehran regime officials are propagating anti-Israel rhetoric ahead of the annual Al-Quds (Jerusalem) Day events that will be held...

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