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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Jerusalem

Location: Lebanese Border Areas and Golan Heights Region Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem has lifted the temporary travel restrictions on U.S. government employees and their family members conducting personal travel to northern Israel that were put in place on December 18, 2018.  U.S. government employees and their family members can resume personal travel to the ...
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1,306 Students Graduate from the Access Program to Improve Skills for the Future

Jerusalem – Over the last month, 1,306 Palestinian students from the West Bank, Jerusalem, and Gaza graduated from the English Access Microscholarship Program, which aims to empower ambitious Palestinian students and prepare them for the future by improving their English and building their skills that will help them succeed in their future studies and professions. ...
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IIE Announced Winners of 2018 Goldberg Prize

JERUSALEM – June 13, 2018 – IIE awarded the 14th annual IIE Victor J. Goldberg Prize for Peace in the Middle East to three pairs of Jewish Israelis and Muslim Arabs working to advance peace and reduce tensions in the region. Harb Amara, Sheikh Raed Badir, Dor Dayan, Shadi Khatib, Roie Ravitsky and Dr. Nava ...
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Jason Greenblatt Op-Ed: The Palestinians Deserve So Much More Than Saeb Erekat

I write regarding Dr. Saeb Erekat’s outburst set forth in his op-ed  (“Partners in occupation: Trump provides the anti-Palestinian incitement, Israel the bullets,” May 17 ) in which he criticized the move of the U.S. Embassy to Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. While I understand that Dr. Erekat is angry about President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, I thought it would be ...
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