Sheryl Nestel
Sheryl Baron Nestel

Sheryl Baron Nestel is an independent scholar who founded Ha’Am, the first Jewish student newspaper funded by a public university, and organized the first Second Wave Jewish feminist conference through the Jewish Student Network. In an op-ed for the Toronto Star, Nestel shared why it is wrong to equate criticism of Israel with antisemitism in response to an article praising the adoption by the Ontario Legislature of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance Working Definition of Antisemitism.

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On Hamas, Israeli Propaganda, and Our Common Humanity

On Hamas, Israeli Propaganda, and Our Common Humanity

Israeli author Richard Forer speaks with Palestinian-American Yvette Bansal to dispel some common myths and share little-known facts about the Israel-Hamas conflict. Richard emphasizes Hamas’ desire and willingness to work toward peace with Israel. He highlights...

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Why War? The Formation of Israel in Palestine

Why War? The Formation of Israel in Palestine

Since October 7, 2023, the world has watched the government of Israel drop more than 6,000 bombs and launch more than 7,000 missiles into the territory of Gaza, causing damage the equivalent of 2 nuclear bombs. The military operation is in retaliation to a Hamas-led...

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