• Op-Eds

    On Students for Justice in Palestine

    By Sharon Jackson It was the summer of 2014, and I was on Facebook. My news feed looked like a war zone, as I scrolled past image after bloody, depressing image, sickening me, saddening me. Why, during the war in Gaza, did I even bother going on Facebook? Force of habit, I guess. As I am friends with both Jews and Muslims, I could see what others could not see: both sides screaming out in pain, in anger, in helplessness – but neither of them could hear the other. I am in the middle. I always have been, and this is both a blessing and a curse. The curse is…