News Briefs

  3/14/2012, Adar 20, 5772

Harvard Students Prevented from Entering Military Zone

Students from Harvard University were prevented from entering a closed military zone in Judea and Samaria by Israel Defense Force soldiers. According to the Harvard Crimson newspaper, the trip was organized by a campus group called the Palestine Caucus at the Kennedy School and led by Shireen Al-Araj of an organization called the Popular Committee Against the Wall. According to the Harvard Crimson, "the organizer, a Palestinian teaching fellow at Harvard, is not traveling on the trip and asked to remain anonymous to avoid trouble with authorities when he returns home to Palestine.