About 100 attendees watched Wednesday as some students gave speeches about the ongoing violence in Palestine in front of the flags.
For Israel, losing its moral compass in the eyes of the west — and especially American youth — is existential.
UMD is obligated to protect the freedom of political expression on campus.
Students for Justice in Palestine’s event came after a surge of violence in Israel and Palestine.
Jewish student groups at the University of Maryland hosted the vigil amid the recent surge in violence in Israel and Palestine.