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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


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

Israel Gets Set to Land Its First Spacecraft on the Moon

JNS.org - "Houston, the Eagle has landed” will soon be a common refrain for Israelis. While famed entrepreneur Elon Musk sent...

The Integration Between Israeli and American Jews in New Jersey

JNS.org - Rather than a classroom setting, New Jersey middle and high school students participating in the Israeli-American Council’s (IAC)...

Senior US Police and Public Safety Officials Boost Skills in Israel

JNS.org - After two intensive weeks of public-safety leadership training with Israel’s top police...

World

Austrian Jewish Leader Says Proposed Kosher Meat Restrictions Are Reminisce...

The head of Vienna's Jewish community has compared a proposal that would require Jews to register with the government in order...

Israel

US Jewish Leaders Call for Global Condemnation of Hamas for ‘Eco-Terr...

Hamas must be castigated globally for the kite bomb and incendiary balloon attacks it has been conducting against Israel in...

Middle East

Turkish Court Rules to Keep US Pastor in Jail as Trial Continues

A Turkish court ruled on Wednesday to keep an American pastor in jail during his trial on terrorism and spying charges, a case that has deepened a rift between the...

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