The National Desk: Elite universities received millions in donations from 'State of Palestine' 13_TND_state_of_pal

May 8, 2024 04:54 PM


By Jackson Walker | Full article published at The National Desk

Several elite universities received donations from a foundation in the “State of Palestine" between 2017 and 2023, amounting to tens of millions of dollars, according to new findings from watchdog organization OpenTheBooks.

The schools which received donations include Brown University, Harvard University and Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), according to OpenTheBooks. Brown in 2020 allegedly received $643,000 from a foundation based in the “State of Palestine” to establish a “Professorship in Palestinian Studies within Middle East Studies.” The individual selected for this role also serves as the head of Birzeit University in the West Bank, according to OpenTheBooks.

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