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Embarrassing history

The Palestinians call Israel's 1948 war of independence their Nakba or catastrophic ethnic cleansing, or forced exile. The Israelis,...
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Israel rewrites history textbook

The Israeli government has, for the first time, approved a school textbook for Arab pupils that includes the Palestinian view of the...
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Refugee children rally to save Bethlehem playground

Signs and slogans were carried by children at a recent protest at Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem. Some of these young protesters were...
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Brandeis students disrupt speech of former Shin Bet chief

Students at Brandeis, the historically Jewish university in the Boston area of the United States, disrupted a speech by Avi Dichter, a...
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Muslim students face charges for disrupting Israeli ambassador at U.S. school

Eleven Muslim students who interupted a speech by Ambassador to the U.S. Michael Oren have pleaded not guilty to charges of...
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Deadly Israeli raid on aid fleet carrying education materials for Universities in Gaza

Israeli soldiers have attacked a flotilla of aid-carrying ships off the coast of the Gaza Strip, killing as many as 10 people on...
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Israel’s textbooks in Arabic are full of mistakes, study finds

A new study has found more than 16,000 mistakes in Israeli textbooks used by Arab children. For example, the word for traffic light is...
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US students erect mock walls to connect struggles

In an effort to connect human rights struggles, students at the University of Arizona constructed a mock wall representing both...
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US campus activists facing increased repression

Marwa Katbi a Syrian American student at the University of Southern California looks at discrimination faced by Arab, Muslim and...
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Flyers threaten eviction, raise awareness

Members of the group Students for Justice and Peace in Palestine to raise awareness about the plight of Palestinians by distributing...
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