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  1. Candidate in 'Jewish identity' spotlight elected at StanfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Stanford University junior Molly Horwitz, who said she faced anti-Semitic questioning during her campaign for student senate, has won her election. "I am very humbled to have been elected," Horwitz said in an email to J. "I think this is a step in the right direction toward bettering the campus climate."

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  2. Has anti-Semitism marred Stanford's student-senate elections?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Jewish News Weekly

    A junior at Stanford University who is running for the student senate says she faced anti-Semitic questioning from a student group whose endorsement she was seeking. During a March 13 interview in front of eight members of the university's Students of Color Coalition, Molly Horwitz, 21, alleges that the lead interviewer asked, "Given your strong Jewish identity, how would you vote on divestment?" "SOCC is a pretty major influential group on campus," said Miriam Pollock, Horwitz's campaign manager.

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  3. Another query about Jewish identity, another wake-up callRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Is the specter of a new breed of anti-Semitism haunting California universities? We have to wonder now that yet another Jewish student in this state has been questioned and treated with contempt by an official student group simply because of her religious identity. Molly Horwitz, a Paraguayan-born Jewish student at Stanford, is running for the Associated Students of Stanford University undergraduate senate.

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  4. If I am not for myself, who will be for me?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Jewish News Weekly

    I am both a woman of color and a Jew. For much of my life, I struggled to embrace these identities.

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  5. Stanford student accuses group of anti-Semitic questionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Jewish News Weekly

    A junior at Stanford University who is running for the student senate says she faced anti-Semitic questioning from a student group whose endorsement she was seeking. During a March 13 interview in front of eight members of the university's Students of Color Coalition, Molly Horwitz, 21, alleges that the lead interviewer asked, "Given your strong Jewish identity, how would you vote on divestment?" "SOCC is a pretty major influential group on campus," said Miriam Pollock, Horwitz's friend and campaign manager.

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  6. artRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Seeing what's so funny. The visual art of Jewish humor will be showcased at an opening-night reception for "Jews and Cartooning."

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  7. Study more, be a better person - the way of MussarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Jews aren't known for being quiet. But at a recent evening discussion at Congregation Sha'ar Zahav in San Francisco, a small group of people shared their successes in keeping their thoughts to themselves.

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  8. Buy a challah and feed the hungryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Stanford University senior Rachel Waltman has her hands full these days, finishing up her studies before graduating in June. But every Thursday she takes a break from studying and gets her hands full of sticky, yeasty bread dough.

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  9. Stanford professors take stand against divestmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Dozens of Stanford University faculty members, former professors and researchers have signed one of two petitions opposing the student senate's action in passing an Israel divestment resolution last month. As of early this week, more than 150 current and emeritus faculty members and researchers, with a range of views on Israel's Palestinian policies, had signed a nine-paragraph statement criticizing the divestment campaign for fomenting "one-sided condemnation of Israel."

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  10. Stanford senate re-votes, passes divestment billRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Reversing a vote last week in which an Israel divestment resolution failed, the Stanford University undergraduate senate re-voted this week, passing a revised version of the measure by the required two-thirds majority. The final vote was 10-4 in favor, with one abstention - exactly two-thirds.

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  11. Students for Justice in Palestine violates Stanford valuesRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "Don't come back," was the last thing I heard as I walked out of the recent screening of "Tears of Gaza" by Stanford's Students for Justice in Palestine. The reason for this enmity directed at me? I asked two questions.

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  12. In close vote, Stanford senate rejects measureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    For the second time in three years, Stanford University's undergraduate senate has rejected an Israel divestment resolution introduced by a pro-Palestinian group. The latest measure came up for a vote at a Feb. 10 meeting of the Associated Students of Stanford University.

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  13. Jewish conference to set the wayback machine for 1968Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Any decent highlight reel from 1968 would have to include images of Vietnam War protests, two Olympians giving the black power salute in Mexico City, and news reports on the assassinations of a King and a Kennedy. The same socio-political changes that roiled the world that year had just as dramatic an impact on American Jews and Judaism.

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  14. BDS and Nazi graffiti strikes UC DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    In the wake of the U.C. Davis student senate passing an Israel divestment resolution last week, two swastikas were found spray-painted at Alpha Epsilon Pi, the university's largely Jewish fraternity. That act of vandalism triggered the launch of a petition demanding condemnation from all U.C. Davis administration and student senators.

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  15. Group at Stanford hits back at BDS effortsRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    A newly formed group at Stanford University is attempting to beat back an Israel divestment measure before it comes up for a student senate vote in less than two weeks. Coalition for Peace has launched a petition calling for the Stanford community to reject boycott, divestment and sanctions efforts against Israel.

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  16. seniors | Score one for Palo Alto man's drive to get banister installed at StanfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    The Palo Alto resident regularly volunteers at nearby Juana Briones Elementary School, reading with children there. He goes to an aerobics class three times a week and does line dancing twice a week.

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  17. benefits & social eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Colbie Caillat. The Grammy-winning pop artist performs at a benefit for Oshman Family JCC.

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  18. talks & workshopsRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "With Heart in Mind: Judaism as a Transformative Pathway." The tradition of Mussar, the practice of contemplative exercises to promote enlightenment, discussed by Mussar Institute dean Alan Morinis.

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  19. on stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "Wrestling Jerusalem." Aaron Davidman's solo show about the struggle to understand the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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  20. booksRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Gerard Sarnat poetry reading. The renowned poet reads from his third poetry collection, "17s," which consists entirely of poems of 17 syllables.

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