Monthly Archives: January 2017

  • Photo Essay: Butterfly research in the Arava desert

    Fall 2016 intern Nora Haack spent the semester researching butterflies with the Center for Hyper-Arid Socio-Ecology. She captured some of her explorations in this unique photo essay.                   ...

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  • End of Fall 2016 Semester

    Yesterday we welcomed 43 new Arava Institute graduates to our alumni network as the Fall 2016 semester came to an end. A highlight of the final week was the festive graduation ceremony on Tuesday afternoon. It was especially moving to hear guest speaker Sarah Perle Benazera, a 2005 alumna, describe ...

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  • Director’s Blog:  Alumni in Action: Working to help Syrian Refugees

    While much of the discourse in conventional and social media on the UN Security Council Resolution 2334 has been about whether it was an unwarranted attack on Israel’s right to exist or a much needed rebuff of Israel’s settlement policy, Ambassador Samantha Power’s moving words on the lack of Security ...

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