A Great War Correspondent's Report on the Palestinian Refugees, From a Half-Century Ago

Oct. 27 2015

In 1961, the great American war correspondent Martha Gellhorn reported on her visits to Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon, Gaza, Jordan, and Jerusalem, as well as to Arab communities in Israel. It seems that not much has changed since then. She found little squalor or misery, but a great deal of hatred for Israel and America. While, time and again, she was told stories of horrible massacres and the shelling of villages by Israel, her interviewees were unable to name a single family member, friend, or acquaintance who was killed. About the one exception, in a camp in Gaza, she wrote:

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More about: Israel & Zionism, Israeli Arabs, Israeli War of Independence, Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Palestinian refugees, UNRWA

Qatar’s Unreported Donations to American Universities May Feed Campus Anti-Zionism

Feb. 25 2020

On February 12, the Department of Education announced that it suspects Harvard and Yale of failing to report millions of dollars received from China, Iran, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and elsewhere. The department has also accused several other schools of similar violations, and one professor has been arrested in the course of the investigation. Meanwhile, the Institute for the Study of Global Anti-Semitism and Policy has for years been researching Middle Eastern countries’ donations to American institutions of higher education, and believes there is a connection between these donations, especially those from Qatar, and campus anti-Semitism:

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More about: Anti-Semitism, Israel on campus, Qatar, University