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JERUSALEM | Israel’s Supreme Court overturns deportation of US student

JERUSALEM  — Israel’s Supreme Court on Thursday overturned an appeals court ruling that agreed with the government’s decision to bar an American graduate student from entering the country over her alleged involvement in the boycott movement against the Jewish state. The court accepted Alqasem’s appeal, saying her desire to study in Israel undermines the premise … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Israel’s Supreme Court overturns deportation of US student

JERUSALEM | Israel’s Supreme Court halts deportation of American student

JERUSALEM — Israel’s Supreme Court has suspended the planned deportation of an American graduate student who has been held in detention while fighting an expulsion order over her involvement in the boycott movement against Israel. The court ruled Sunday that Lara Alqasem’s deportation be frozen until judges have a chance to hear the appeal in … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Israel’s Supreme Court halts deportation of American student

TEL AVIV, Israel | Israeli court hears US student’s appeal against detention

TEL AVIV, Israel — An American graduate student in detention at Israel’s international airport over allegations that she promotes a boycott of the Jewish state appealed her detention Thursday before an Israeli court in Tel Aviv. Lara Alqasem appeared calm, mostly keeping her hands on her knees during the court hearing, only smiling giddily when … Continue reading TEL AVIV, Israel | Israeli court hears US student’s appeal against detention