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Yael Israel has a B.A. in international relations from Agnes Scott College and an M.A. in political science from Georgia State University. She lives in Jerusalem and is a researcher at NGO Monitor.

ARTICLES BY: Yael Israel

December 10, 2012 3:23 pm

When Do We Get to Celebrate the End of Slavery?

This year marks the 150 year anniversary of President Lincoln's announcement of the Emancipation Proclamation.  In 1888, Brazil abolished slavery, marking the official end of...


Lebanese Parliament Fails to Elect New Head of State

The Lebanese parliament failed to elect a new head of state on Thursday to replace President Michel Aoun when his term ends on Oct. 31, signaling the likelihood of the...


Changing Israel’s High-Tech Map: Government Launches Pilot For Tech Cente...

Israel is launching a national pilot program to expose young adults living in peripheral areas to high-tech studies as the...

Middle East

Moroccan Textbooks Emphasize Jewish History, Report Says

School textbooks in the Kingdom of Morocco promote appreciation of Jews and educate students about their contributions to the country, according to an analysis by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). Morocco became...

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