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Jun 24, 2019, 8:14 AM
Concentration camps? False and counterproductive
Last week Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez described US southern detention centers as “concentration camps”. Ilhan Omar doubled down on this term, defending AOC, because "there are camps and people are being concentrated". The purely verbal interpretation of the term, which ignores...
Sep 18, 2018, 5:57 PM
A case of campus discrimination
Universities, colleges and our overall work environments should be free of political bias. As a society, we should strive for an inclusive community where people of different beliefs and backgrounds can have equal opportunities, regardless of their potential political...
Mar 23, 2017, 5:10 AM
In the aftermath of the Westminster terror attack #WeAreNotAfraid, #LondonStrong, #WeAreLondon and other hashtags flooded social media as means to unit and say “the terrorist didn’t win, London is strong, London is together, London is not afraid”. Well, you might...
Feb 28, 2017, 6:22 AM
The (ir)rational fear of terror
The fact that the odds are against being a victim of terrorism does little to beef up anyone's sense of security
Nov 9, 2016, 6:43 AM
Invade Syria or stop the hypocrisy
The humanitarian crisis in Syria is heartbreaking, people from all over the world feel for the people in Syria, the refugees and especially for children suffering in this civil war. Many countries have also pledged their efforts to resolve...
Oct 3, 2016, 10:08 AM
Why Trump will win and what it has to do with the UK and Israel
No, I am not a Trump supporter but not a Clinton supporter as well. To be honest I can’t vote, which means I don’t have to cast my vote according to who I dislike the least. However, in watching...
Aug 20, 2016, 3:20 PM
Targeted due to its long standing national conflicts, during the 2016 Olympic Games several delegations treated Kurdish athletes with bigotry and discrimination. Representatives from countries with interests in its conflicts refused to share a bus, shake hands, and in...
Jul 24, 2016, 1:48 AM
Dear Europe, Welcome to the Middle East
I’m saddened to see you here. In my mind, the West and Europe specifically were always a symbol of hope. Hope that if other countries will do things right, they too can create a safe and prosperous environment for...
Jun 27, 2016, 6:08 AM
Religion or a nationality? The case for the Jewish state
The recent UK Labor Anti-Semitism scandal raised some fascinating anti Israel claims. One of which relates to ‘the Israel’s right of existence’, or as Ken Livingstone phrased it “the establishment of Israel was fundamentally wrong”. Though it’s surprising to...
May 25, 2016, 3:30 PM
The BDS Movement, What Do They Really Want?
Being an Israeli student in an American university I have been exposed to the growing popularity of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) Movement among college students. The understandable empathy towards the Palestinians has brought many to join to...
Eitan Gor is a business professional with an addiction to politics to which writing serves as an effective outlet. Eitan is an MBA graduate from MIT Sloan where he served as a co-president of the Sloan Jewish Students Organization.