|Born||October 24, 1951|
Jaraisy was born in Israel. He holds a BSc in mechanical engineering (1973) and an MSc in civil engineering (1978), both from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology. He established two Arab-Israeli student unions, first for the Technion, and subsequently a national chapter. Jaraisy is a Greek Orthodox Christian.
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- Palestinian Christians in Israel, Una McGahern