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Members of Student for Justice for Palestine (left) protest the 70th anniversary of Israel in 2018. GARY GHAYRAT/STATESMAN FILE

Anti-Zionism is rooted in ignorance

Yonatan Herzfeld March 3, 2019
Not only is Israel not an apartheid state, but Arabs in Israel have more freedoms than they do in neighboring countries like Saudi Arabia, where women can’t open a bank account without a man’s permission.
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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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Members of Student for Justice for Palestine (left) protest the 70th anniversary of Israel in 2018. GARY GHAYRAT/STATESMAN FILE

Anti-Zionist activists protest Israeli Independence Day celebration

Gary Ghayrat and Mike Adams April 22, 2018
The Seawolves for Israel’s celebration of Israel’s 70th anniversary was met with protests from members of Students for Justice in Palestine.
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Demonstrators during the student-organized March for Our Lives at Stony Brook on March 28. The march came four days after the worldwide March for Our Lives.  EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook students march for gun control, disarmed UPD

Mike Adams March 31, 2018
Stony Brook student activists and political leaders from various groups joined together to demand gun control reform in a march on campus Wednesday, March 28.
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A Stony Brook University student participates in a die-in at the SAC plaza on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Student die-in held in honor of 122 black Americans killed by police

Mahreen Khan October 22, 2016
At 1:22 p.m., the students dropped to the ground for a total of 10 minutes. Many held hands in a show of unity.
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