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What Happens When the Israel-Palestine Conflict Enters the Classroom?

Megan Evershed

Columbia Spectator

Tue Oct 16 2018

...Dalia Zahger, a senior in the School of General Studies, avoids taking classes with professors deemed controversial or anti-Israel because she believes she could be punished academically for her political stance (though she has not experienced such retaliation firsthand). “I want to go to law school. I care a lot about GPA,” she tells me. If she had a job lined up for post-graduation, she tells me, she would take the classes and challenge the professors if she could. “But, unfortunately, I have to worry about my GPA and I can’t.”...

What Happens When the Israel-Palestine Conflict Enters the Classroom?