Jesuit author talks about the historical Jesus, trip to the Holy Land in ICC

Fr. James Martin, S.J., one of the most famous and active Jesuit authors in the world, Editor-at-Large at America magazine, and semi-official chaplain on The Colbert Report, gave a talk last Wednesday in the ICC Auditorium simply entitled “Jesus” in which he, at… Read More

Georgetown Israel Alliance apologizes, defends inappropriate tweet

Yesterday, Georgetown’s pro-Israel student group, Georgetown Israel Alliance, stirred controversy when they posted on Twitter about the race riots in Israel targeted at Sudanese and Somalian asylum seekers. In their Twitter, @Hoyas4Israel, the group said: “Israel! Be nicer to… Read More

Religious leaders of Jerusalem discuss peace in the Holy Land

Yesterday afternoon, the Office of the President and the Council on Religious Institutions of the Holy Land hosted a discussion in Riggs Library on the role and contributions of religious leaders in Jerusalem in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process…. Read More

College Dems host Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass) to discuss his views on Israel

Last night, Barney Frank (D- Mass.), America’s most prominent gay Jewish politician, spoke on the current state of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at the initial event of “Israel Issue Week”, hosted by the Georgetown University College Democrats and J… Read More

Alum to join Gaza aid mission

On Saturday, around 1000 activists from over 20 countries set sail for Gaza to try once again to break the Israeli blockade of Gaza and deliver humanitarian supplies. The move is a repeat of last year’s failed aid… Read More

Professor Michael Oren gets Ambassador post

Movin’ on up Last week, we speculated on the possibility of Georgetown professor Michael Oren being appointed Israel’s Ambassador to the U.S. Turns out he got the gig, according to Israeli newspaper Ha’aretz. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and… Read More

Georgetown prof possible pick for Israeli Ambassador to the US

Ambassador Oren? Georgetown professor and former Israeli Defense Forces spokesperson Michael Oren is a frontrunner to fill the post of Israeli Ambassador to the US, according to the Jerusalem Post. A close associate [of Oren’s] told The Jerusalem… Read More