This update details the gaps and barriers to higher education for Negev Bedouin, and describes the Council for Higher Education programs.
This controversial bill passed a first reading in April and is now on hold for further amendments.
On May 23rd Zefat’s Dean of Law, Dr. Mohammed Wattad and Israel Public Radio's Eran Singer discussed Arab perspectives on this national milestone as well as recent escalations.
A number of public protests against Arab integration into Jewish communities have taken place in recent months.
Initiatives include organized tours, Iftar dinners, and efforts to ensure that major Israeli institutions and media outlets are sensitive to the traditions and needs of Muslim citizens during this period.