Home / Jewish Life / CU Recognized at AIPAC Policy Conference

CU Recognized at AIPAC Policy Conference

This past weekend 13 CU students headed to Washington, D.C. to attend the AIPAC Policy Conference. Not only did they get to hear from a variety of speakers, including, but CU was also being recognized as one of four universities to receive the Advocates of the Year Award.

Co-President of Students for Israel club at CU, Joshua Siegal, said that receiving the award “is pretty sweet,” and that “the Israel-U.S. relationship is important to Jews, America and the world.”

Students for Israel on campus is focused on “educating the student body,” Siegel said, “we know about these issues, but students on our campus don’t. In the coming months, we need to sit down with students and explain the implications of the Iranian threat. This is an issue which affects everyone.”

This post includes quotations from “Campus Awards Enrich Student Delegation: Policy Conference 2012” by By Lauren Schmidt and Tracy Frydberg.

About Stevie Kreimendahl

Check Also

Meet Ari Sharfstein, New to the Tutoring Team at Adventure Judaism

The Adventure Judaism team has four tutors who handle Hebrew education for most of our students.  Being part of a team has the advantage that we can learn from each other and cover for each other.

Israel's flag flying atop Masada.

Visually Impaired Denver Native Visits Israel with Birthright

Nechama (Niki) Zakroff is visually impaired, but she did not let that prevent her from seeing the world. This summer, Nechama participated in a Birthright Israel trip which caters specifically to people with physical handicaps that make it difficult for them to travel.