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Chaiel Schaffel is a senior at Maimonides School in Brookline, and a CAMERA on Campus Intern. He is also the Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of the Maimonides Spectrum and this season's Managing Editor of This Week on Martha's Vineyard.

ARTICLES BY: Chaiel Schaffel

June 11, 2015 9:48 pm

Let My People Go

“This year we are slaves, next year may we be free men.” The ending line of the Passover Haggadah is a powerful director. Like a...

May 7, 2015 11:29 am

How to Effectively Fight for Israel on College Campuses

In today's world of lightning-fast news updates, Twitter stump speeches, and morose newsroom ethics, finding the truth is harder than ever. Thankfully, a new organization,...


As Iranian Minorities Join Protests, Could the US and Israel Arm Them? - As the anti-regime protests wind down in Iran, the White House said on...

Report Details Scope of Persecution in the Cradle of Christianity - While Christianity traces its birthplace to the Middle East, that region has been arguably the most hostile area for...

Financial Desperation Leads ISIS to Sell Its Own Coins Online

Facing financial setbacks, the Islamic State (ISIS) is turning to more unorthodox methods for raising money: selling its own currency...


As Trump Heads to Davos, Survey Points to Rising Risk of War

The risk of political and economic confrontations between major powers, including outright military conflicts, has risen sharply, according to a survey released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) days before...


Israel’s Netanyahu Says Indian Peace Hero Gandhi an Inspiration

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the home of Mahatma Gandhi on Wednesday, saying modern India's founding father and promoter of peace was an inspiration for humanity. Netanyahu is making the...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Reportedly Shoots Down Missile Fired From Yemen

A ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s armed Houthi group toward Saudi Arabia's southern Jizan region was shot down by Saudi forces on Tuesday, Saudi state TV Ekhbariya reported. The station gave...