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Looking for Christmas in the Holy Land

December 25, 2011 by


Gaza Last week, The Guardian told the story of the Qubrsi brothers — two of approximately 1,400 Christians residing in Gaza today. Brothers Karam and Peter are currently the only members of their family still in Gaza. Their sisters Rani and Mai fled to Bethlehem in 2007 after the manager of Gaza’s Bible Society Bookstore, […]

United Arab Society Opens Arms to Jewish Students at Hookah Session

September 22, 2011 by


Last night, the United Arab Society at UCLA commenced this year’s programming with an event that I didn’t even think was permissible: a gigantic hookah session right outside Covel Commons. As I relaxed on the beach earlier that afternoon, enjoying Hillel’s Beach Blowout with my fellow Jews, I received a text message from Lana, my […]