Monthly Archives: June 2016

  • New Academic Director: Dr. Tareq Abu Hamed

    We are excited to welcome Dr. Tareq Abu Hamed back to the Arava Institute as the new Academic Director. Dr. Abu Hamed from East Jerusalem, previously worked at the Institute as a researcher and lecturer, and established the Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation (CREEC). In 2013 he became ...

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  • Director’s Blog – Ramadan Kareem/Hag Shavuot Sameach

    Last week, the Institute sadly said goodbye to the spring semester 2016 students. The week began with the first day of Ramadan, the month long Islamic celebration of prayer, fasting, reflection and charity; the month in which it is believed that the Quran was first revealed to the Prophet Mohammed. ...

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  • End of Spring ’16 Semester

    Yesterday we said goodbye to 40 new Arava Institute graduates as the Spring '16 semester came to an end. The final days were very busy as students and interns transitioned from the last of the final exams on Sunday and Monday straight into semester summary activities and packing on Tuesday ...

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  • Fifth MASHAV Renewable Energy Course

    From May 15th to May 31st  2016, the Arava Institute held its fifth Renewable Energy training program in cooperation with MASHAV, Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation. The course was part of the ongoing work of the Arava Center for Sustainable Development (ACSD), and utilized the extensive knowledge of the Center ...

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