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    Hillel Hosts Annual Trip to Israel

    Over winter break, the students of CUNY Hunter and Queens College Hillels’ embarked on a journey to Israel, where they formed their own perspectives on the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, while also exploring different ones. Entitled ‘The Perspectives Trip,’ both branches of Hillel partnered up to deliver an interfaith-curriculum to those interested. Although Israel is a primarily Jewish country, those on the trip came from a large variety of different ethnicities and religions. Whether it was walking through Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust Memorial Museum, meeting with the Deputy Mayor of Bethlehem, or learning at the Aida Refugee Camp, students engaged with the country’s rich culture and religion, as well as its different…