High school students discover power and self-interest at Model UN conference this weekend

High school students learned how to tackle the most troubling issues in the world today at the University of Denver Model UN Conference.  But more importantly, they had the chance to experience the dynamic power relationships between countries and self-interests.   Pressing issues such as Myanmar’s ethnic conflict and Venezuela’s drug trafficking occupied a a…

Israel’s “Candy Soldier” turned activist

   March 3, 2014, Denver, CO- Alejandra Tello  Alejandra Tello tells the story of Israeli activist, Eran Efrati (part of the traveling group The Soldier and The Refusenik) following the group’s week-long visit to Colorado. Eran was born and raised in Jerusalem. He was a young man in his early twenties who joined the military…