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Temperatures are not expected to reach above freezing through Tuesday night. Here's a developing list of closures and delayed starts for school districts and other entitles for Wednesday, Jan. 17. This list will be updated. (In alphabetical order) ...
The bill, which would apply Israeli law to institutions of higher learning in the West Bank, has already passed its preliminary vote in the Knesset. ... But the thundering silence of the heads of the universities, the CHE and its budget and planning subcommittee against the serious threat to academia is ...

Islamic Jihad was the first Islamic resistance group to be founded in Gaza and the Occupied West Bank. The group's aim was - and still is - to fight the existence of Israel and to form an Islamic, Palestinian State within the pre-1948 borders of Palestine. The group's activities made Shaqaqi the subject of ...
Palestinian cell phone providers Wataniya and Jawwal are expected to launch 3G broadband services in the West Bank by the end of this month, Palestinian ... who commutes between East Jerusalem and her West Bank university, passing through the crowded Israeli-run Qalandiya crossing almost daily.
Palestinians in the West Bank are finally getting high-speed mobile data services, after a yearslong Israeli ban that cost their fragile economy .... said Amouri, who commutes between East Jerusalem and her West Bank university, passing through the crowded Israeli-run Qalandiya crossing almost daily.
Now, some 220 Israeli academics have backed a campaign "calling on Israel's Council for Higher education to oppose the bill that would place Ariel University under its auspices". The Haaretz article, written by Amiram Goldblum, professor emeritus at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, argues that, ...

We call upon the international academic community - especially universities - to stand in solidarity with both their own students and academics, as well as Palestinian institutions, in common condemnation of these unjust practices and violations. We also call upon you to intensify your efforts in boycotting ...
"College campuses are where people are supposed to be exposed to new ideas," said Rashid Khalidi, a Palestinian-American professor and co-director of the Center for Palestine Studies at Columbia University. "There is absolutely no reason why the policies of a country that is engaged in the longest ...
The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) condemned the US decision to freeze more than half of its first installment of the year to the United Nations ... consequences for vulnerable Palestinian refugees across the Middle East, including hundreds of thousands of refugee children in the West Bank and ...
Three months after Palestine City Council members unanimously approved Alex Nemer II to be Palestine's new municipal court judge, he resigned. On Tuesday Nemer ... Nemer graduated from the University of Texas school of Law, Stephen F. Austin University, and Palestine high school. Nemer had ...
For the 2016 year, Palestine (the West Bank and Gaza) ranked 123 out of 176. Israel, on the other hand, is up at the top at number 23. East Timor ranked 122, even though Palestine's GDP is at least double its size, and the average Palestinian has completed twice the number of years of schooling than the ...
In related news, dozens of soldiers invaded Birzeit University, north of Ramallah in central West Bank, and destroyed the door of the students' Senate, before ... Earlier this week, the soldiers invaded the campus of Palestine Technical College, in al-'Arroub, north of Hebron, and abducted a student from a ...
Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, one student and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, after the army fired many gas bombs and rubber-coated steel bullets at students, protesting in the Palestine Technical University - Kadoorie, al-'Arroub branch, north of the southern West Bank city ...
As board chairman of the First Christian Church of Palestine, Bentley taught the Judge EV Smith Men's Bible Study, and helped manage numerous local ... from Trinity Valley Community College; the Outstanding Local Leader Award from John Shepperd Public Leadership Institute; the University of Texas, ...
West Jerusalem was seized by Israel during the 1948 Arab-Israeli war, when more than 750,000 Palestinians were expelled from historic Palestine, referred to ... Ghada Karmi, a British-Palestinian author and research fellow at Exeter University's Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, said the move has given ...
Nearly half a century ago, Bentley began his law-school education - an education that would lead to more than four decades of public service in Palestine, and in Anderson and Cherokee Counties. Bentley received a bachelor's of business administration degree in 1974 from the University of Texas in ...

A bill that would impose Israeli law on Israeli institutions of higher education in West Bank settlements received the backing of the government on Sunday. ... to the accreditation of Ariel University (formerly the Ariel University of Samaria, the school was established in 1982 as the College of Judea & Samaria ...
'P is for Palestine': children's book introduces pride, stirs outrage ... Bashi, an adjunct part-time professor at Pace University and a Columbia University PhD student of Middle Eastern studies, told The AANews she ventured into writing for children because she couldn't find any literature that Palestinian ...
"They are not accepted not because they are Bedouins," stated a Ben-Gurion University professor. "But because their achievements are very low. The level of education in the high schools is very problematic." These universities are known as political strongholds and radical greenhouses for nationalism ...
Abdelsattar Qassem, a professor of political science at the an-Najah University in Nablus, told Al Jazeera that the Palestinian leadership will not bring about any seismic changes to the peace process. "Nothing will happen," he said. "[Palestinian Authority President] Mahmoud Abbas is not a man who takes ...
The chants of Palestinians in the Strip were answered in the West Bank, and echoed just as loudly in Palestinian towns, even those located in Israel. The contagious energy was emblematic of children and young adults wanting to reclaim the identities of their ancestors, which had been horribly disfigured ...
Strikes and protests planned across Palestine over Jerusalem decision. Dome of ... education ministry declared a day off and urged teachers as well as high school and university students to take part in the planned rallies in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, the Gaza Strip and Palestinian areas in Jerusalem.
Hamas is accusing the Palestinian security services in the West Bank of continued political arrests against its members despite the reconciliation ... "After the signature of the Cairo agreement in 2011, I was dismissed from my job by the Ministry of education and Higher Education for political reasons.
I remember being present a few years ago at an introductory meeting for first-year university students. The rep from the students' union had his five minutes to explain what they do. "We run political campaigns," he said. "Currently we're running three: one against fascism, one against fees and one against ...
Israeli occupation authorities are planning to set up new large settlement on the western borders of the occupied West Bank, Israeli media reported on ... Quds Press said that the Israeli website referred to the settlement of Ariel, in the south of Nablus, as the last settlement city, which includes a university, ...
Similar to Amado's novel and Nacib's character, speaking about Palestine and Chile brings forward a history of old immigration from Palestine -which began during the Ottoman Empire's rule- to ... Notice the Palestinian flags, and the sign in the back reading "towards decolonizing bodies and the university.
Sometime after that, Filmlab: Palestine was established to further document the collective Palestinian memory as well as individual voices within the occupied West Bank, Gaza and abroad. And though many Palestinians pursue filmmaking to tell our story, we believe we needed something sustainable." ...
Palestine needs a well-run youth center, a safe and nurturing place to go, ... While participating in tournaments, TYA teams tour local colleges to get young people thinking about their futures. ... Jordan and Eli plan to graduate from college. ... and football player at Henderson State University in Arkansas.
Why the US Wants to Shut Down Palestine's PLO Office .... of July 2004, which stated that Israel's barrier in the West Bank was illegal and should be dismantled. ... Baroud has a Ph.D. in Palestine Studies from the University of ...
Ramallah, West Bank -- Palestinian artist Yasmeen Mjalli will talk Nov. 29 with students at Al-Quds University in the West Bank city of Abu Dis about ... portray the issues of harassment and abuse women in Palestine face.
The winners of the Palestine Book Awards (PBA) were unveiled on Friday during a ... The lecturer from Exeter University began his talk with the ...
The organization now has chapters in universities across the country. UC Berkeley's students for Justice in Palestine could not be reached for ... "UC Berkeley unequivocally supports the University of California Regents' ...
British universities are being accused of threatening free speech on issues ... events on human rights abuses in Palestine at the University of Cambridge ... King's College London threatened to cancel an event on ... the international arena have described the situation in the West Bank as apartheid, citing […].
The sixth annual Palestine Book Awards, which honoured authors for ... by New York University Professor Ella Shohat won the Memoir Prize.
EMU alumni tour to Israel, Palestine will have 'lifelong impact' ... Before her recent Eastern Mennonite University Alumni and Friends Tour ... to experience first hand what her college friends had told her about. ... Leon Miller lived for "three wonderful years" in Jerusalem and the West Bank in the early 1970s, ...
British universities have been accused of threatening free speech on ... on human rights abuses in Palestine at the University of Cambridge ... Rather, they are drawn up by the Higher education Funding Council for England and Universities UK, ... King's College London threatened to cancel an event on ...
The right to education of Palestinian children in the West Bank is at risk in ... it difficult to get to school or university or access vital healthcare.
... on the border with Palestine and Egypt may be extended by two days. ... crossed, many of them students trying to reach universities abroad.
Duke University Press recently drew criticism over its decision to publish a ... Force International Relations liaison officer in the West Bank, called The Right to ... that deals with ethics and the region dynamics of Israel-Palestine. ... tour, with stops at Vassar College, Dartmouth College, Rutgers University, ...
The cover of "P is for Palestine," written by Golbarg Bashi and illustrated by .... Bashi, a history professor at Pace University who lives in New York with her ... that are common on college campuses into the kindergarten classroom. ..... Iran, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, the Palestinian Authority, the West Bank and the ...
Dead Sea Scrolls: Ancient Skeletons Discovered in West Bank Cave May ... a professor of Jewish Studies at Gratz College in Melrose Park, Penn, told ... of the Hebrew University's Institute of Archaeology said in a statement.
Over the past few years, Epshtein has become the West Bank's new real ... bachelor's degree in Middle Eastern History at the Open University.
As a result, the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), which at the ... of Palestine Studies, lawyer and Georgetown University professor Noura ... Israel argued that given the sovereign void in the West Bank and the Gaza ...
The students for Justice in Palestine chapter at George Washington ... University of Maryland, College Park will vote on a BDS resolution.
Later, I studied English at Southern CT State University, where I also played rugby, ... though, cut that career short and brought me to Palestine.
academics from Cambridge and Warwick universities and Soas University of London signed an open letter protesting against management's ...
University of Holy Cross to open $14 million residence hall in 2018 ... It would not only be the West Bank's first-ever university residence hall, but it is ... Report listed it as 55th among the South's best regional colleges in 2017.
Op-Ed: Divestment isn't really about Israel or Palestine ... I remember very clearly my first experience with divestment at the University of Michigan. ... political, historical and religious -- between Oakland and the West Bank.
The students for Justice in Palestine network serves as the leading student arm of the ... with autonomy and impunity at colleges and universities across the United States. ... Many students and university administrations have treated SJP as a ...


 

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