Participating in the session were Eric Fingerhut, the president of Hillel International, representative of the Israeli Hillel organization and students active in Israel advocacy groups.
Responding to the criticism, Fingerhut
said: "If we're being criticized from the right and left, we must be doing something right.
When asked by Shaked how Hillel
could have allowed a member of Breaking
the Silence, a group founded and run by veteran IDF combatants, to speak at one of its functions, Fingerhut
responded: "The person invited to speak was, to the best of my knowledge, an IDF veteran who served with distinction.