“Deconstructing” the Kashmir-problem

By Radhika Marwaha Before her arrest on August 5, 2019, former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti (People’s Democratic Party, or PDP) expressed her concern at the increased deployment of security forces in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K). Mufti stated, “Such a big country has got frightened [of public expression and protest] … and made Kashmir an open […]

From a Jewish Perspective: Boycott Birthright

For Jewish individuals living in diaspora today, such as myself, we’ve pondered the thought of taking a free trip to Israel with Birthright, a Zionist organization which takes young Jews on a 10 day tour of Israel. I’ve spoken with a number of Jewish peers who have participated in Birthright trips. Nearly all of them […]