The Palestinian Authority Aims to Prevent Young Palestinians from Getting the Education They Want

Aug. 12 2016

While Palestinian schools in east Jerusalem uniformly receive funding from the Israeli government, only 10 percent of them offer the Israeli curriculum; instead, most employ the one produced by the PA. Both the Israeli government and many Palestinians would like to see this change, writes Ruthie Blum:

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More about: East Jerusalem, Israel & Zionism, Israeli education, Palestinian Authority, Palestinians

 

Why a Government Victory in Southwestern Syria Is Bad News for Israel

Sept. 17 2021

Last week, Russia negotiated a ceasefire between the Syrian government and rebel forces in the city of Daraa, where the initial protests that sparked the uprising against Bashar al-Assad began. The agreement ended a 75-day assault on the city, located near the country’s southwestern border, by Russian, Iranian, and Syrian forces. Jonathan Spyer explains the significance of these events:

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More about: Golan Heights, Iran, Israeli Security, Russia, Syrian civil war