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‘I felt called to it’: Maha Younes named chief diversity officer at UNK

KEARNEY, Neb. -- Maha Younes was supposed to be on the search committee for the University of Nebraska at Kearney’s chief diversity officer position. With extensive international experience and a passion for serving marginalized and vulnerable populations, she would have been a perfect fit for the group. But that wasn’t...
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Israeli Woman Donates Kidney to 3-Year-Old Palestinian Boy: 'This Is What Was Meant to Happen'

In the face of conflict that's been brewing for years, an Israeli woman and a Palestinian family forged a life-long bond after she donated a kidney to their 3-year-old son. Idit Harel Segal wanted to do "something big" to celebrate her 50th birthday, and decided to donate a kidney based on advice from her Holocaust survivor grandfather to live meaningfully, she told the Associated Press and The Times of Israel.
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Ruling on East Jerusalem flashpoint evictions postponed

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Palestinians facing eviction from Jerusalem’s flashpoint Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood will have to wait for a ruling that will determine their fate after a discussion in Israel’s Supreme Court on Monday ended without a final decision. Four Palestinian families petitioned the high court to hear their appeal and...
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Israeli court adjourns appeal against Sheikh Jarrah expulsions

Israel’s Supreme Court adjourned an appeal from four Palestinian families against their forced expulsion from the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood in occupied East Jerusalem, as the families say they have rejected a court proposal for them to stay as “protected tenants” but recognise Israeli ownership. The cases examined on Monday involved...
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Israel’s top court delays decision on Sheikh Jarrah evictions

Israel’s supreme court delayed a decision Monday in the case of Palestinian families facing expulsion by Israeli settlers in annexed east Jerusalem, an issue that exploded into armed conflict in May. Palestinians said the offer was made that they remain in their properties in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood as “protected...
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Palestinians Call for Urgent International Intervention in Sheikh Jarrah Case

The Palestinian Minister for Jerusalem Affairs, Fadi Al-Hadmi, yesterday called on the international community to “immediately intervene” in the Sheikh Jarrah case which sees Palestinians being forcibly evicted from their homes to make way for illegal settlers. Al-Hadmi warned in a statement that the Israeli government describes the case as...