As a Jew and an academic I applaud the brave stand taken by the ASA. I hope indeed that this gives rise to far greater debate on US campuses about Israel, enabling a new generation of young people to learn about the vast gap between the rhetoric about 'democratic' Israel and the reality on the ground. Kol ha'kavod ASA!
Syria's al-Qaida branch releases captive Lebanese soldiers (AP)
Maximum age of patient chaperones who must undergo a security check was raised from 35 to 55, meaning anyone younger than 55 won’t be able to get permission, Palestinians say.10:11 01.12.15 | 0 comments
Non-stop headlines - from the downing of a Russian plane to the assassination and arrest of journalists - have accompanied the first days of the new/old Turkish government. Lurking behind them all are the reverberations of the Syria crisis.12:18 01.12.15 | 0 comments