News Roundup

Khan al-Ahmar Youth Stage Sit-In Near Israeli President’s Home
Al-Jazeera

Khan al-Ahmar Youth Stage Sit-In Near Israeli President’s Home

Bedouin children from Khan al-Ahmar stage sit-in in Jerusalem, protesting against imminent demolition of their village.

about 1 week ago
Time’s Up for Khan al-Ahmar: Israel Can Now Legally Demolish Contested West Bank Village
Amira Hass, Haaretz

Time’s Up for Khan al-Ahmar: Israel Can Now Legally Demolish Contested West Bank Village

October 1 marked the end of the period the Civil Administration had given the West Bank Bedouin community of Khan al-Ahmar to leave their village.

about 1 week ago
Israel Gives Bedouin Villagers Until End Of Month To Leave
AFP

Israel Gives Bedouin Villagers Until End Of Month To Leave

Israeli authorities issued a notice to residents of a Bedouin village in a strategic spot in the occupied West Bank on Sunday informing them they have until the end of the month to leave.

about 1 week ago
Israel Sets October Evacuation Deadline for Khan al-Ahmar
The Washington Post

Israel Sets October Evacuation Deadline for Khan al-Ahmar

On Sept. 23, Israel told residents of Khan al-Ahmar, a Bedouin village in the West Bank slated for demolition, to clear their homes by Oct. 1. The village is inhabited by 173 people.

about 3 weeks ago
Israel Gives Palestinians Eight Days to Leave Khan al-Ahmar
Al-Jazeera

Israel Gives Palestinians Eight Days to Leave Khan al-Ahmar

The Israeli government has told Palestinians living in a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank to demolish their homes within the next eight days and leave.

about 3 weeks ago
Israel Sets October Deadline to Evacuate Bedouin Village in West Bank
Reuters

Israel Sets October Deadline to Evacuate Bedouin Village in West Bank

Israel on Sunday told residents of Khan al-Ahmar, a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank slated for demolition, to clear their houses by Oct. 1.

about 3 weeks ago
Trump Administration Adopts New Definition of Anti-Semitism In Schools
Michael Stratford, Politico

Trump Administration Adopts New Definition of Anti-Semitism In Schools

The Trump administration is changing how the Education Department investigates allegations of discrimination against Jewish students, backing an approach that is favored by pro-Israel groups but that critics worry will stifle free speech on campus.

on September 14, 2018
Education Dept. Reopens Rutgers Case Charging Discrimination Against Jewish Students
Erica L. Green, The New York Times

Education Dept. Reopens Rutgers Case Charging Discrimination Against Jewish Students

The new head of civil rights at the Education Department has reopened a seven-year-old case brought by a Zionist group against Rutgers University, saying the Obama administration, in closing the case, ignored evidence that suggested the school allowed a hostile environment for Jewish students.

on September 14, 2018
Palestinians Slam U.S. ‘Vicious Blackmail’ As Their Washington Office is Shuttered
Loveday Morris, The Washington Post

Palestinians Slam U.S. ‘Vicious Blackmail’ As Their Washington Office is Shuttered

Palestinian officials on Monday vowed not to bend to what they called the Trump administration’s bullying tactics after being notified that their office in Washington would be shut down as part of an effort to block cases against Israel at the International Criminal Court.

on September 11, 2018