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US student Lara Alqasem appears at the district court in Tel Aviv, Israel October 11, 2018

The case of Lara Alqasem: The State of Israel shoots itself in the foot

I hope that this the last case in which an active member in an organization whose goal is the destruction of Israel is allowed in the country.

By NATI ROM
25/10/2018
US student Lara Alqasem appears at the district court in Tel Aviv, 2018

A toxic one-two punch on Israeli democracy

The Court’s decision was an all-too-common instance of its inner oligarchic nature. Showing its usual contempt for the elected government and the legislation it enacted.

Lara Alqasem entered the courtroom for the first hearing in the High Court of Justice on October 17,

Is implementing anti-BDS measures fueling Israel ‘delegitimizers’?

The Jewish Federations president told the ‘Post’ of the great need for Israel and the Diaspora to work on mutual understanding.

US student Lara Alqasem appears at the district court in Tel Aviv, 2018

Reality Check: A deserved defeat for the Thought Police

The judges’ verdict casts an important light on the darkness that the Netanyahu government has thrown over Israeli democracy.

21/10/2018
Letters

Letters to the Editor: October 22, 2018

Readers of the Jerusalem Post have their say.

Letters

October 21, 2018: Alqasem at the doorstep

Readers of the Jerusalem Post have their say.

A poster hung up on Hebrew University's Mount Scoups campus ahead of Lara Alqasem's arrival

Hebrew U students greet Alqasem with flyers asking 'have you no shame?'

The flyers included messages, "Lara, have you no shame?," and "Keep your BDS off my campus."

US student Lara Alqasem appears at the district court in Tel Aviv, Israel October 11, 2018

Alqasem tied to anti-Israel group later than she claimed

A Facebook invitation to an April 27, 2018 event features a photo of 15 students, including Alqasem, in colorful Middle Eastern dress.

Lara Alqasem entered the courtroom for the first hearing in the High Court of Justice on October 17,

Alqasem ruling proves the system works

The court disregarded constitutional arguments against the BDS ban, upholding the law but saying the government was exercising it in the wrong way.

US student Lara Alqasem appears at the district court in Tel Aviv, 2018

High Court rules State must release Lara Alqasem from airport for studies

Alqasem has been detained at the airport for around two weeks after the state alleged she was a BDS supporter who fit the criteria for being blocked from entering the country.

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