From Campus to Kibbutz: Vivian Silver’s legacy as a Jewish student leader | New Voices

For over a month, 74-year-old Vivian Silver was presumed to have been among those held hostage in Gaza. 

Last week, it was discovered that Vivian was killed in the Hamas attack on October 7th, at Kibbutz Beeri. 

A lifelong peace activist, Vivian began her activism as a founding leader of the Jewish Student Press Service – the organization now known as New Voices Magazine.

In revisiting the origins of her work as a key leader in the Jewish student movement of the 1970s, we honor her legacy – both in Israel-Palestine, and across US college campuses.
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