Monthly Archives: July 2016

  • A warm farewell to Dr. Elli Groner

    For the past decade, Dr. Elli Groner has been a valued member of the Arava Institute, serving as both the Academic Director and Director of the Center for Hyper-Arid Socio-Ecology. Dr. Groner has recently accepted a position as the Director of the Dead-Sea & Arava Science Center, which serves as a regional ...

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  • Meet Tess Lehrich Haber, new Campus Life Director

    We are excited to welcome Tess Lehrich Haber to our team as the new Campus Life Director. Tess moved to Israel in 2008 after earning a Bachelor's degree in Sociology and History from New York University. Upon arrival, she immediately got involved in the budding environmental movement, leading grassroots initiatives ...

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  • Director’s Blog: Advancing cross-border environmental cooperation in the face of political conflict

    Water, air, energy and land are shared environmental resources in the Middle East. As the conflict between Palestinians and Israelis persists and relationships continue to deteriorate at all levels, not only will cross-border environmental problems continue to plague the region, but they will also significantly increase tension among all sides. ...

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  • Student Photo Contest – Spring 2016 semester

    We're happy to present the best entries of the recent semester's student photo contest!  Throughout the semester students submitted photos of their experiences at the Arava Institute in five different categories. The winners won a prize, and their photos were displayed at a public exhibition at the end of the semester. ...

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