Israeli teenagers: Racist and proud of it

Israeli Teens Gripped by Virulent Racism

A peek into tomorrow's Israel... “For me, personally, Arabs are something I can’t look at and can’t stand,” a 10th-grade girl from a high school in the central part of the country says in abominable Hebrew. “I am tremendously racist. I come from a racist home. If I get the chance in the army to shoot one of them, I won’t think twice." Book Details Spread of Anti-Arab … [Read more...]

Israel’s War on American Universities

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The banning of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) at Northeastern University in Boston on March 7, along with a university threat of disciplinary measures against some of its members, replicates sanctions being imposed against numerous student Palestinian rights groups across the country. The attacks, and the disturbingly similar forms of punishment, appear to be part of a … [Read more...]

A War on Campus?

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Northeastern University Suspends Students for Justice in Palestine Chapter The Northeastern University chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine has become the latest student group to face reprimand for organizing around the Palestinian cause. Northeastern has suspended the group until 2015, barring it from meeting on campus and stripping it of any university funding. … [Read more...]

Israel vs. No. 2 Pencils

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By Lena K. Awwad and Shatha I. Hussein As countless students around the world took the SAT a week ago, Palestinians from the West Bank could not join their ranks. The October SAT exam was cancelled for students in the West Bank: The Israeli authorities held the exams sent by the College Board for weeks, not releasing the tests to AMIDEAST’s office in Ramallah. AMIDEAST is … [Read more...]