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October 2016


On Wednesday, October 26, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) passed a resolution that recognized the Temple Mount as a site holy only to the Islamic faith

Shelby Friedman
Power plant pollution

The Clean Power Plan (CPP), a sweeping climate change policy that would fundamentally change the way we use en

Lizzie Stein

Tensions have long persisted between China’s government and the Uighur Muslim population concentrated in China’s western Xinjiang region.

Shelby Friedman

Despite having been banned by the NCAA in 2007, the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign’s former mascot, “Chief Illiniwek,” still held significant relevance when I moved to campus four years

Max Antman
Sick child with doctor

One of my favorite aspects of Shabbat is the opportunity to pray for all those in need of healing.

Nathan Bennett
mosquito on skin

The Zika virus is not only an officially-

Maya Weinstein

The Jewish Holiday season is in full swing.

Lizzie Stein
Sukkot Celebration

“All citizens of Israel shall live in booths, in order that future generations may know that I made the Israelite people live in booths when I brought them out of the land of Egypt” (Leviticus 23:4

Nathan Bennett