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Israel’s first Arab Rhodes scholar has the audacity to love her country & make it better

Lian Najami, a proud Arab-Israeli who grew up in Haifa will start a master’s degree at Oxford this fall, where she will study comparative politics with a focus on inclusion policy, hoping to bring some of the lessons she learns back to Israel, ‘We should be looking at how we incorporate all the people who live in this country and find a way to live together.’

By Andrew Tobin


TEL AVIV (JTA) – Lian Najami, Israel’s first Arab Rhodes scholar, is the kind of person who can be optimistic about just about anything — including having a needle stuck in her spine. Continue Reading »