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Dec 5, 2016, 11:48 AM
Why the #JewishResistance Reeks of Hypocrisy
Following Donald Trump's victory over Hillary Clinton, many left-wing Jews responded harshly. Trump's campaign operated against the grain of typical American political history and at times he blurred the lines between political incorrectness and malicious obscenity. He tapped into the frustrations...
Aug 11, 2016, 9:17 PM
The Battle That Lies Ahead
Tisha B'Av approaches and I am forced to reflect on millennia of travesties within the Jewish community. It goes beyond the destruction of the Temples, the numerous expulsions, the pogroms, or the Shoah. Not all of our greatest catastrophes...
Jul 3, 2016, 6:59 AM
What Elie Taught Me
I read Night in my freshman year of high school. All freshmen had to take a course on the Shoah and in understanding the capabilities of human cruelty. I was only 15-years-old and I was still trying to grasp onto my...
May 27, 2016, 8:31 AM
Don’t Lose Focus
I remember waking up one morning hearing the sound of a hammer striking nails. I opened my dorm room window to find Students for Justice in Palestine erecting their "apartheid wall." For months, I was under the assumption that...
Oct 2, 2015, 8:15 PM
Open Letter to J Street
Eitam and Naama Henkin were savagely murdered last night by Palestinian-Arab terrorists near Nablus. They were shot in front of theirsix young, Jewish, Israeli kids who became orphans right before Shabbos. This continues a trend where Palestinian leadership incites violence...
Sep 2, 2015, 9:21 PM
The Best Decision I Made in College
Four years is not a long time to make the most important decisions in your life. However, going to college forces everyone to make life-altering choices that will dictate their future. From choosing your major to managing your time between...
Jun 27, 2015, 10:22 PM
The Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA) brought twenty students to meet Rabbi Daniel Gordis a few days ago. An effective communicator and one of the best commentators on Israel and its history, Gordis left...
Jun 8, 2015, 10:51 PM
Why I am a Jew
A few months ago, my best friend recommended Rabbi Jonathan Sacks' "A Letter in the Scroll." I finally got around to reading it this weekend on a train to New York City, and I had a difficult time putting...
Apr 28, 2015, 12:08 PM
To The Claremont Colleges’ Jewish Community
I gave the following remarks at Claremont Students for Israel's final event of the 2014-2015 year. It was part of David Horowitz's "Jew-Hatred on Campus" campaign. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ It’s an honor to speak on behalf of CAMERA, Claremont Students for Israel, and the...
Apr 17, 2015, 1:05 AM
The Necessity of the Fighting Jew on Campus
How do Jews declare their freedom? We spend each year celebrating holidays that honor the Jewish people's defiance against oppression and our quest for liberty in a handful of holidays. These include Passover, Purim and Chanukah. While these three holidays only...
Elliott Hamilton is a JD/MPH candidate at Boston College Law School and Tufts University School of Medicine. He was credited as a researcher in the 2016 film "Hate Spaces: The Politics of Intolerance on Campus."