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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


February 21, 2019 4:12 am
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The Escalating Campus War on Pro-Israel Jewish Students

For many years, proponents of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel focused their campus efforts on verbal and written calls to boycott...

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...

Culture

Jewish Celebrities Share Passover Photos on Social Media

A number of Jewish celebrities took to social media over the weekend to share pictures from their Passover Seders and...

Irish Pro-Israel Groups Condemn BDS Boycott of Eurovision Song Contest

JNS.org - Several top Irish pro-Israel groups and leaders have signed an open letter...

Features

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...

Bubbe’s Passover, Circa 2019: Feeding the Soul While Staying Healthy

JNS.org - Sweet gefilte fish with a dollop of eye-watering horseradish. Fluffy matzah...

World

Amnesty, Monitors Say US-Led Coalition Killed 1,600 Civilians in Syria̵...

The US-backed assault to drive Islamic State from its Syrian capital Raqqa in 2017 killed more than 1,600 civilians, 10...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Considers Relaxing Ownership Limits for Foreign Investors

Saudi Arabia’s Capital Market Authority (CMA) is considering relaxing a 49 percent limit for foreign strategic investors in shares of listed companies due to increased demand, its chairman said on...

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