Caps, gowns, and dabka: American liberal arts college grants diplomas in East Jerusalem
The Al Quds-Bard College Partnership graduates its first class, with diplomas and dabka dances.
ABU DIS, West Bank – One day at the end of May, Leon Botstein, the president of Bard College, a liberal arts college in upstate New York, donned his commencement cap, draped on his gown, straightened out his signature bow tie and stood up to confer degrees on the members of the class of 2013. Six hundred and forty six undergraduates and 157 graduate students paraded by to shake his...
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