Asma’ Jawabreh is a Palestinian journalist and a post-baccalaureate teaching fellow at Al-Quds Bard College.
After earning a bachelor’s degree at an American college campus in Jerusalem and then a master’s degree in London, a young Palestinian returns home to discover her degrees aren’t valued.
A Palestinian student and journalist describes the hard work, persistence and passion it took to reach an educational goal.
The agency serving Palestinian refugees across the Middle East is coping with a shortfall of funds after cuts in U.S. aid.
The organization gives young Palestinians a voice in their homeland, and shares their heritage locally and abroad.
At a workshop in Amman, a Palestinian teaching assistant meets young refugees of war in Syria, Iraq and Sudan.
Some universities in the Middle East have added services based on Western models. Others offer no services at all.
Forty-eight artists contributed to an inaugural exhibit that looks at Palestinians’ aspirations through the lens of Jerusalem.
To a greater extent than in any other Arab country, those who graduate from universities in Palestine struggle in the job market.
Asma Jawabreh has been admitted to four U.K. universities to study for a master’s degree, but one difficult barrier remains.
Students in Palestine are surrounded by a weak economy with high unemployment and dwindling donor support. Rising tuition is the last straw for many.