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Palestinian Grad Students Banned from Israeli Schools

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Palestinian Grad Students Banned from Israeli Schools

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Palestinian Grad Students Banned from Israeli Schools

Palestinian Grad Students Banned from Israeli Schools

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Israel bans Palestinian students from advanced studies at Israeli universities. The academic year in Israel begins this weekend. But Palestinian students who've been accepted for graduate study are being denied permits to enter the country.

Guests:

Dina Kraft, freelance reporter in Tel Aviv

Saed Saify, Palestinian living in Ramallah in the West Bank; manages the software engineering department at Global Software Services, a partner with the American high tech company PDF Solutions; accepted by Tel Aviv University to study for an MBA but was denied permit by Israeli Army to enter Israel

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