Monthly Archives: June 2017

  • End of Spring 2017 Semester

    Last week we said goodbye to the 41 participants of the Spring 2017 semester after the last final exams and a few days of conclusive activities. A highlight of the last days was the festive graduation ceremony held on Tuesday afternoon. Speakers included Liel Maghen, Co-director of Israel-Palestine: Creative Regional ...

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  • If Palestinians And Israelis Can Cooperate On The Environment…

    David Lehrer, Executive Director, Arava Institute for Environmental Studies Tareq Abu Hamed, Academic Director, Arava Institute for Environmental Studies Miriam May, Executive Director, Friends of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies   Investing in peace and the environment makes sense. Palestine and Israel are on the same side of the ...

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  • The Arava Institute celebrates 20 years of environmental leadership and Israeli-Palestinian-Jordanian cooperation

    On Wednesday evening, the Arava Institute held a public celebration at Tzavta Theater in Tel Aviv, to conclude our 20th year, and honor some of our longtime supporters and partners. The event, hosted by actress Keren Mor, was an evening full of love and appreciation. The audience applauded Members of ...

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  • Director’s Blog June 2017: Gaza, a looming humanitarian disaster

    The United Nations Middle East Envoy has issued a warning that urgent measures are needed in order to prevent an environmental and humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip which will impact both Palestinians and Israelis. Gazans currently receive only a few hours of electricty each day, and a decision by ...

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