Articles by Tzippy Baitch

Panelists Discuss Future of U.S.-Israel Relationship


The future of the U.S.-Israel relationship is a question that renews itself with the arrival of each new president. Since Donald Trump has taken office, politicians, pundits and the public have been painstakingly analyzing his statements in an effort to piece together his policy regarding Israel. A panel held by Yeshiva University on March 15th, […]

Schneier Center Holds First Public Diplomacy Workshop for Undergrads

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Students at YU had a chance to train like diplomats on February 15 when the Schneier Center for International Affairs presented its first public diplomacy workshop, featuring Israeli Ambassador Danny Ayalon and communications specialist Eva Rosenstein. “To tell the story of Israel, and to give the messages is difficult because many individuals have preconceived notions […]

Commuters Distressed Over New Dorm Policy


Commuters at Stern are growing concerned over recently implemented security measures that prohibit them from entering the dorms without being signed in. The new policy, which was not officially announced, was brought to light when Stern student Ruchie Gross posted about it on the schoolwide Facebook group “Stern College: In the Know.” Gross, who is […]

Colonel Gruber Visits Stern College


Eight seconds. This is the time frame that an IDF soldier has when he needs to make a snap ethical decision in the field. Equipped with the IDF’s code of ethics, the soldier must decide: shoot or don’t shoot. The YU Israel Club brought in Colonel Bentzi Gruber on November 7th to talk about this—as […]

An Election of Paranoia and Conspiracy


Allegations of election rigging, voter fraud, and Russian hacking have helped turn this election season into a string of conspiracy theories. However, unlike the meme identifying Ted Cruz as the Zodiac Killer, these theories are genuinely striking a chord with voters. A chief example of this is a recent POLITICO/Morning Consult poll, which surveyed nearly […]

Candy Crush Secrets: Unwrapped

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Allow me to set the scene: you’ve been locked out of Candy Crush following five failed attempts. You must now wait thirty minutes to return to Candyland, but you’re antsy, because you’ve just figured out a winning strategy. You say to yourself: No biggie, I can wait. But you can’t. You start thinking: A dollar […]