Netanyahu Tweets Praise for Trump and His Wall

President Trump is right. I built a wall along Israel’s southern border. It stopped all illegal immigration. Great success. Great idea ???? — Benjamin Netanyahu (@netanyahu) January 28, 2017 Like pretty much everything else happening right now that we wish was some episode of “Punk’d,” this is also very real: Benjamin Netanyahu trailed his fingers…


Taking off the Hijab: A Personal Account

In Islam the hijab presents itself as a symbol of modesty and faith. Most widely known as the headscarf, the hijab can be represented in a multitude of ways. In this case, I refer to the hijab as how many understand it to mean – the headscarf. I was 6 years old when I first…

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Meet Madaya Mom: Marvel’s New Syrian Muslim Superhero

Marvel has evidently taken the criticism and recent conversations relating to its lack of diversity and representation to heart. As an example, a new character has recently emerged — Lunella Lafayette, an African American girl, who is now the smartest hero in the Marvel comics. With the ongoing conversations regarding diversity, it is important for people…

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Palestinian Teacher Hanan Al Hroub Wins Global Teacher Prize

It goes without saying that teaching is hard work! There are long hours involved in trying to figure out the best way to get your students the skills needed to tackle the world outside of the classroom. Whilst many teachers face issues such as budgeting problems and the struggle of handling large classes, one teacher…