Grayson Peters
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Grayson Peters is a second-year UCLA undergraduate pursuing a major in Political Science and a minor in French. He is active in local politics as a member of the North Westwood Neighborhood Council and the Westwood Forward Student Leadership Committee.

A Response to Mr. Robert Gardner

Reading Mr. Robert Gardner’s submission in the Daily Bruin, I was bewildered and angered. It is one thing to criticize the policies of the Israeli government, as I do frequently. It is another to presumptuously define another’s identity and fallaciously mask bigoted…

Whose Tribe is it Anyway?

Throughout history, and even today, outspoken racists and anti-Semites have claimed to be part of the 10 Lost Tribes of Israel. Many have portrayed themselves as members of the true Chosen People, some declaring that the Jews are demonic impostors. …

Young Jewish Democrats caucus in San Diego

Last Saturday afternoon, the California Young Democrats Jewish Caucus convened in the San Diego Convention Center to hold board elections and discuss issues relevant to California’s Jewish Democrats. The meeting, one of many events during the 2018 California Democratic Party…

Rahm Emanuel Speech Interrupted by Protesters

During a speech on campus this week, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel outlined his vision for urban renewal and argued that Chicago ought to serve as a model for the rest of the nation, continuing to speak despite repeated and loud…

Israel should do more for non-Jewish refugees

Three years ago, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu refused to accept any Syrian refugees, citing Israel’s “lack of demographic and geographic depth.” Netanyahu characterized such a policy as a threat to the majority Jewish character of Israel, even though pro-refugee…