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Melissa Landa Ph.D is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the College of Education at the University of Maryland. Her teaching and research interests include preparing teachers to be culturally competent and successful literacy instruction for children in low-income immigrant communities. She also teaches courses about music as a form of social protest in apartheid South Africa; attitudes and beliefs about the "Other"; and she directs a University of Maryland short-term education abroad program in Israel that explores the immigration and acculturation experiences of Ethiopian-Israelis. Melissa earned her B.A from Oberlin College and is the President of the Oberlin Chapter of Alums for Campus Fairness.

ARTICLES BY: Melissa Landa


November 28, 2018 12:02 pm
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We Must Push Back Against BDS

The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel is a public relations effort to demonize the Jewish state. In recent months, BDS tactics have intensified...

April 27, 2018 1:53 pm
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Examining BDS and Other Anti-Israel Hate at Oberlin

Eliana Kohn is a third year student at Oberlin College, who has contributed a powerful chapter to Andrew Pessin and Doron S. Ben-Atar’s new book,...

October 2, 2016 6:05 am
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Next Steps for Oberlin College

On September 22, 2016, more than 60 members of the Oberlin College community gathered for an important, and I believe unprecedented, event: an off-campus symposium...

Features

Is Your Bread Still Kosher? Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

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Why Should We Light the Menorah With Olive Oil?

Below is an excerpt from the book The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion (OU Press) by Aaron Goldscheider. There are...

The Dead Sea Scrolls Monument

In 1946 or 1947 -- no one knows for certain -- a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed Muhammad the Wolf led his...

World

Trump Ex-Lawyer Cohen Given Three Years in Prison, Blames ‘Blind Loya...

President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday for crimes including orchestrating hush payments...

Israel

Baby of Israeli Mother Wounded in Palestinian Shooting Attack Dies, Hundred...

An Israeli baby boy who was delivered early after his mother was seriously wounded in a Palestinian drive-by shooting attack...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Seeks New Political Bloc in Strategic Red Sea Region

Saudi Arabia is seeking an alliance with six countries bordering the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, a strategic area vital to global shipping and increasingly an arena of...

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