American Muslim Student Elected to Head J Street on U.S. Campuses

Election of Amna Farooqi, 21, could prompt backlash; Farooqi found herself drawn into Jewish groups and the issues of Zionism in her freshman year at University of Maryland.

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NEW YORK – J Street U, the campus arm of liberal lobbying organization J Street, has elected a Muslim-American of Pakistani descent as the president of its national student board.