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Harvard Students on Harvard Hillel supported and Boston CJP co-sponsored trip to Israel, visiting Arafat's grave. March 17, 2014.

A college trip to the Middle East, advertised as one which “aims to engage a diverse cohort of undergraduate student leaders of all faiths and backgrounds with Israeli history, culture, and politics,” sounds like it will be a positive experience.

Now add to that, the fact that the trip is co-sponsored by Boston’s equivalent of the Jewish Federation – the Combined Jewish Philanthropies – and supported by Harvard’s Hillel, and it sounds like an amazing trip.

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But on this particular Harvard college trip to the Middle East, the students who were supposed to be learning about “Israeli history, culture and politics,” made a side trip to pay homage to one of the worst terrorist leaders of modern times, someone who was single-handedly responsible for the murder of thousands of Israelis – men, women and children, Jews, Christians and Muslims: Yassir Arafat.

The students are on this “Harvard College Israel Trek 2014” right now. They arrived in Israel on March 14, and thanks to the miracles of social media, we know that while visiting Israel, they took a detour. According to one of the participants, Awais Hussain, Harvard ’15, they spent Sunday, March 17, in “Palestine.”

Tweet from Hillel supported and Boston CJP co-sponsored Harvard College Israel Trek 2014 participant.

But a tweet from a tour guide provided even more detailed information about what these Hillel and CJP-funded Harvard trekkies did while they were in “Palestine.”

They visited the burial site of arch-terrorist Yassir Arafat, which is at the muqata, located in Ramallah.

 

Harvard Students on Harvard Hillel and Boston CJP sponsored trip to Israel, visiting Arafat’s grave. March 17, 2014.

According to the Trek’s website, “[the] Israel Trek is made possible by the generous contributions of a number of family foundations and Boston’s Combined Jewish Philanthropies. The Trek is supported by Harvard Hillel​.”

The fact of this trip and the fascinating detour it took was discovered by a college student, Daniel Mael. The Jewish Press spoke with Mael on Tuesday evening, March 18.

“I was checking through Twitter for news stories, and I happened to check #Israel, when the tweet of the Harvard Trek students at Arafat’s grave showed up,” Mael said, explaining how he came upon the pictures of the Harvard Students.

“So I Googled ‘Harvard College Israel Trek,’ and looked through the posted information,” continued Mael. “I was horrified to see that Harvard Hillel is a supporter, and Boston’s Combined Jewish Philanthropies is a sponsor of a trip that includes a visit to the grave of one of the world’s most notorious Jew-murdering terrorists.”

Hillel International had not responded to a request for comment before this story was published.

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84 COMMENTS

  1. It seems that the day-dreamers at Harvard ignored the fact that Arafat was a Jew and Christian murderer but he was also a faggot terrorist. You can believe that was a big time State Secret in the Muslim world! I have been saying for a long time that it must be the dust that fogs Harvard minds.

  2. Here we see how wrong we are to ASSUME a Harvard student automatically has the intellect to know right from wrong. How was this allowed to happen? ESPECIALLY being funded by Jewish orgs.??? ok- go to it- Harvard alums and parents and call, complain, and say NO when asked to contribute to these orgs. which allowed this to happen. How did the tour guides allow this? Just outrageous, but nothing surprises me anymore!

  3. It seems that the day-dreamers at Harvard ignored the fact that Arafat was a Jew and Christian murderer but he was also a faggot terrorist. You can believe that was a big time State Secret in the Muslim world! I have been saying for a long time that it must be the dust that fogs Harvard minds.

  4. Here we see how wrong we are to ASSUME a Harvard student automatically has the intellect to know right from wrong. How was this allowed to happen? ESPECIALLY being funded by Jewish orgs.??? ok- go to it- Harvard alums and parents and call, complain, and say NO when asked to contribute to these orgs. which allowed this to happen. How did the tour guides allow this? Just outrageous, but nothing surprises me anymore!

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  6. These are the very same type of Jews in Hitlers Germany who lead fellow Jews to the Gas Chambers, and who then fed their lifeless bodies to the furnaces!
    One and the very same mindset!

    Their support of Obama and the Democrat party are just as traitorous to Israelis Jews as well as other Jews from around the world, and just as damming!

  7. Then ask them if they know just how many innocent Israeli men, woman and children this Palestinian monster has murdered…
    “The Palestinian People” – Are a 20th Century Invention to Legitimize Terrorism, a creation to kill and maim Jews!
    And Arafat led the way!

  8. At the website for this org they have the usual clue, “social justice”, which indicates a Communist/Collectivist association! They are poisoning these youth into a 60’s leftist mentality. These Communists will create the same devastation that was experienced in the 1930’s with this repeat of history!

  9. At the website for this org they have the usual clue, "social justice", which indicates a Communist/Collectivist association! They are poisoning these youth into a 60's leftist mentality. These Communists will create the same devastation that was experienced in the 1930's with this repeat of history!

  10. I’m thoroughly disgusted! How can those fools NOT know what kind of person Arafat was? An evil bastard who was organizing terrorism and warfare in order to fill his own pockets with $6 billion. Also a relative of the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem who allied with Hitler, Haj Amin al-Husseini. He provided Hitler with 2 divisions of Bosnian Muslim SS soldiers who were mostly used in concentration camps.

    There’s a letter from al-Husseini to Hitler in which he asks that Hitler should not accept to trade 5’000 Jewish children for a few hundred German prisoners of war. Hitler followed his request and sent those 5’000 children to the gas chambers instead.

    How about they teach this at Harvard?

  11. I'm thoroughly disgusted! How can those fools NOT know what kind of person Arafat was? An evil bastard who was organizing terrorism and warfare in order to fill his own pockets with $6 billion. Also a relative of the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem who allied with Hitler, Haj Amin al-Husseini. He provided Hitler with 2 divisions of Bosnian Muslim SS soldiers who were mostly used in concentration camps.

    There's a letter from al-Husseini to Hitler in which he asks that Hitler should not accept to trade 5'000 Jewish children for a few hundred German prisoners of war. Hitler followed his request and sent those 5'000 children to the gas chambers instead.

    How about they teach this at Harvard?

  12. Why not contact the org Religious Zionists or contact B’nai Akiva or Emuna or find Jewish Billionaires/millionaires sensitive to this noble cause.Is there anyone in the Knesset sensitive to your important issue?Ask if they will pay for you to go to Can or America to speak to Jewish groups and bring along a popular Israeli.

  13. Just after receiving the peace Nobel prize, Arafat was criticized by the Muslim community during a trip to SA for negotiating a peace agreement with the Jews. He answered: remember the Hobeida peace agreement that the prophet have signed. ( Mohamed signed a peace treaty with his enemy and later went back to slaughter them, once he had enough power).

  14. I have contacted them infact I contacted the whole Jewish community several times. finding the Jewish Billionaires and millionaires is very difficult the then gen. there is no contact info. If you can help some way please do.

  15. Why not contact the org Religious Zionists or contact B'nai Akiva or Emuna or find Jewish Billionaires/millionaires sensitive to this noble cause.Is there anyone in the Knesset sensitive to your important issue?Ask if they will pay for you to go to Can or America to speak to Jewish groups and bring along a popular Israeli.

  16. I have contacted them infact I contacted the whole Jewish community several times. finding the Jewish Billionaires and millionaires is very difficult the then gen. there is no contact info. If you can help some way please do.

  17. Absolutely sickening! They are useful idiots even if they do go to Harvard. They should be ashamed of themselves. And we Jews must be more careful about who and what we give funds to.

  18. …but you don’t know the whole story, after the war, TITO sent those muslim soldiers with assistence of British inteligence to Palestine so they could fight against israel, just after ww2…took their leader as a contact to arab world…here is the story which was created from the data I dug up and posted on several forums 10 years ago http://serbianna.com/analysis/archives/2207 , basicaly it was my discovery, all the photos are from my postings which I found on different locations…and know what? the bosnian grand mufti Ceric confirmed itd 🙂 but he wasn’t glad at all

  19. What’s next? Federation pays for trips to Berlin Nazi reunions? They can keep their solicitations and 150K a year salaries to themselves. Our grandparents are turning in their graves…….

  20. …but you don't know the whole story, after the war, TITO sent those muslim soldiers with assistence of British inteligence to Palestine so they could fight against israel, just after ww2…took their leader as a contact to arab world…here is the story which was created from the data I dug up and posted on several forums 10 years ago http://serbianna.com/analysis/archives/2207 , basicaly it was my discovery, all the photos are from my postings which I found on different locations…and know what? the bosnian grand mufti Ceric confirmed itd 🙂 but he wasn't glad at all

  21. What's next? Federation pays for trips to Berlin Nazi reunions? They can keep their solicitations and 150K a year salaries to themselves. Our grandparents are turning in their graves…….

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