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The vigil on the Stony Brook University Academic Mall for the lives lost at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. SUZANNE BARRY/THE STATESMAN

Hillel holds candlelight vigil for Pittsburgh synagogue victims

Alexander Bakirdan October 30, 2018
Stony Brook University’s Hillel organization held a candlelight vigil on Monday, Oct. 29, in remembrance of the 11 people who lost their lives to an anti-Semitic attack in Pittsburgh.
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 pepole of Hindu riligion alighted candle and clay lamp in their house and temples at the festival time. WIKIMEDIA COMMONS CC BY-SA 4.0

Stony Brook should be more tolerant of religious holidays

Kraig Klein September 28, 2018
But Stony Brook isn’t as tolerant as it depicts itself to be.  How else can you explain the fact that we have no days off for important religious holidays?
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Members of Student for Justice for Palestine (left) protest the 70th anniversary of Israel in 2018. GARY GHAYRAT/STATESMAN FILE

SJP issues critique of Interfaith Center and SBU Muslim Chaplain

Rebecca Liebson May 5, 2018
Students for Justice in Palestine released a statement via Facebook which compared Zionists to Nazis and KKK members and criticized Stony Brook University's Interfaith Center's Muslim Chaplain for supporting their cause.
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The Hillel Foundation explores a new way to celebrate Halloween

The Hillel Foundation explores a new way to celebrate Halloween

Jessica Carnabuci November 3, 2015
The Hillel Foundation for Jewish Life hosted its third annual Murder Mystery Shabbaton Dinner, which combined traditional aspects of Shabbat with a spooky theme for Halloween.
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Letter to the Editor: Hate speech requires transparency

Letter to the Editor April 30, 2015
We at the Stony Brook University Graduate Queer Alliance (GQA) believe that a university should provide an open forum for controversial ideas to be discussed and debated.
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Arab-Israeli Discussion Forum Gets Heated

March 20, 2002
The Provost Global Issues Lecture series continued last week with Dr. Daniel Pipes, a renowned columnist for both the New York Post and Jerusalem Post. He is recognized as one of the leading scholars on the Middle East. Sponsored by Hillel, the lecture began with a rundown of Dr. Pipe's extensive list of accomplishments and qualifications, not the least of which was a PhD in History from Harvard
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