Israel Trip 2016  (Page 1)

1974 Ma’alot Massacre – My search for the brother and sister in the iconic photo

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 7:45pm 6/18/2016 at 7:45pm

As Legal Insurrection readers know, my recent trip to Israel was intended to give me a chance to meet and help document the stories of the victims of the recent so-called Knife or Stabbing Intifada, such as the family of Yaakov Don.

Because my trip was cut short from two weeks to...

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I was profiled in Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 10, 2016 at 7:00am 6/10/2016 at 7:00am

Do I look dangerous? (Wait, don’t answer that.)

I must have at about 3 a.m. Israel time as I entered Ben-Gurion Airport for my 4:50 a.m. flight to Boston through Amsterdam.

As I entered the terminal, long before the security checks, I was pulled aside by some guy I didn’t even notice before,...

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Remembering Yaakov Don – Murdered in Palestinian terror shooting on November 19, 2015

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 8:40pm 6/8/2016 at 8:40pm

One of the goals of my recent trip to Israel was to meet with the families of the victims of the ongoing Palestinian violence, sometimes referred to as the Knife or Stabbing Intifada.

Of course, the Knife or Stabbing Intifada hasn’t only been knives and it hasn’t only been stabbings — there...

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To be in Jerusalem on Jerusalem Day 2016

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 6, 2016 at 8:30am 6/6/2016 at 8:30am

Sunday, June 5, 2016, was Jerusalem Day.

Prof. Miriam Elman had a write up on the significance of Jerusalem Day and the liberation of the Old City, Jerusalem Reunited 1967: Three Israeli Soldiers, One Iconic Photo.

The Israeli national holiday celebrates the reunification of Jerusalem in 1967, after part of the city including the...

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Prof. Jacobson – Tel Aviv, June 9 – ‘Israel on US campuses: What’s really going on?’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 3, 2016 at 7:00am 6/3/2016 at 7:00am

I’m leaving for Israel for almost two weeks.

On June 9, I’ll be speaking to the Israel Cornell Club. Hopefully I also can see some Legal Insurrection readers there — it’s open. BUT, you need to register (HERE) since seating is limited.

It’s being held in the David Ben-Gurion House in Tel...

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