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Fordham U. Bans Pro-Palestinian Student Group Because of Its ‘Political Goals’ News Roundup
Anthony L. Fisher, Reason Blog

Fordham U. Bans Pro-Palestinian Student Group Because of Its ‘Political Goals’

Fordham University—a private Jesuit institution in New York City—has denied Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) the ability to form a chapter on the school's campus, citing the group's politics as the primary reason for the refusal.

about 2 days ago
Palestine in the Age of Trump Op-Eds & Analysis
Rashid Khalidi, The New Yorker

Palestine in the Age of Trump

With the advent in Washington of an Administration with radical new priorities regarding Israel, and a disdain for Palestinian rights, Palestine is facing a daunting reality. In recent years, ascendant political currents in America and Israel had already...

about 2 days ago
Pro-Palestinian Group Banned on Political Grounds News Roundup
Elizabeth Redden, Inside HigherEd

Pro-Palestinian Group Banned on Political Grounds

Fordham University has denied an application to form a Students for Justice in Palestine chapter on campus, citing as its rationale the group's political goals -- including its support for the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel...

about 3 days ago
Fordham Bans Students From Joining Pro-Palestinian Campus Group News Roundup
Ben Sales, Forward

Fordham Bans Students From Joining Pro-Palestinian Campus Group

Fordham University will not allow students to form a Students for Justice in Palestine group because it does not allow groups that solely promote one country’s interests. According to a Tuesday statement from Fordham, a Jesuit school in New York City...

about 3 days ago
Dear Donald Trump: A letter from Palestine Op-Eds & Analysis
Issa Amro, Al Jazeera

Dear Donald Trump: A letter from Palestine

My name is Issa Amro. I'm a 36-year-old Palestinian human rights defender from the city of Hebron in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, where I work with an organisation called Youth Against Settlements. While we live thousands of kilometres...

about 4 days ago
PHOTOS: How the State Builds a Road for West Bank Settlers Op-Eds & Analysis
Keren Manor & Yael Marom, +972

PHOTOS: How the State Builds a Road for West Bank Settlers

Israeli authorities uprooted dozens of olive trees in order to build a settler road near the West Bank city of Qalqilya on Monday morning. The Israeli army declared the area a closed military zone after the landowners, along with a number...

about 5 days ago
This Is the One Good Thing About Obama’s Legacy in Israel – and John Kerry Might Be About to Destroy Op-Eds & Analysis
Nadia Hijab, The Independent UK

This Is the One Good Thing About Obama’s Legacy in Israel – and John Kerry Might Be About to Destroy

The opposition Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces to Israel’s colonial designs on the occupied Palestinian territory looms large on the world stage in the upcoming Paris peace conference on 15 January. The conference reportedly...

about 1 week ago
Is the Search for a Palestinian State Over? Op-Eds & Analysis
Matthew Duss, RealClearWorld

Is the Search for a Palestinian State Over?

Any attempt to examine how the Israeli-Palestinian peace process might fare under the presidency of Donald Trump must acknowledge one thing: The peace process did not survive the presidency of Barack Obama -- at least not in the form...

about 1 week ago
“Gift to Extremists” News Roundup
Alex Kane, VICE

“Gift to Extremists”

Will Donald Trump move America’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem? It’s a question weighing on the minds of officials in Israel, Palestine, and the wider Middle East. An Israeli television report on Tuesday further stoked speculation when it...

about 1 week ago