May 28, 2009

More everyday academic apartheid in Israel

There's a grimly fascinating account in AIC about the mundane nature of Israeli apartheid in academia. The story is how a private school closed down an accountancy course because Palestinians were registering for it. What's interesting is that this decision was taken for financial, not ideological reasons - Israeli Jews would shun a college which was considered to have too many Arabs. It shows the depths of apartheid throughout the society.

The article is here: The Carmel Academic Center in Haifa Closes Academic Track As Too Many Palestinian Students Registered


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