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Haifa University bans students from waving Palestinian flag on campus

Arab group’s legal council says Haifa University is denying its students freedom of expression & that in the past, flag didn’t lead to violence.




The University of Haifa banned Arab students from waving Palestinian flags during protests that took place earlier this week against the Begin-Prawer plan, causing reactions from NGOs for and against the decision.

An Israeli Arab waves Palestinian flag during protest outside district court in Haifa, Nov 28, 2013 – Photo: REUTERS/Nir Elias

Fady Khoury, a lawyer for Adalah, an Arab legal rights group, told The Jerusalem Post that the university is violating the principle of freedom of speech and should not act as a filter or interfere in the substance of expression. Continue Reading »

Discovered: Natural Gas is Leaking From Under Haifa Bay

A series of active gas springs on the sea floor under Haifa Bay was discovered by a geophysics research team from Haifa University.

By Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R


A geophysics research team from Haifa University has discovered a series of active gas springs on the sea floor under Haifa Bay.

According to Dr. Uri Schattner, head of the university’s Department of Marine Geosciences at the Leon H. Charney School of Marine Sciences, “Geophysical information enables us to research beneath the sea floor and map out the entire system, from the gas sources to the penetration of the sea waters.” Continue Reading »