Monthly Archives: August 2017

  • Director’s Blog August 2017: Introducing the Arava Institute in Brazil

    A few months ago, I was contacted by a representative from the Israeli Trade Delegation in São Paulo, Brazil. I was asked if I would be willing to represent Israel at the 6th Santa Catarina State Workshop on Geographical Indication and Exhibition of Traditional Products. The workshop connected agriculture to ...

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  • Water Deals in the Middle East with Dr. Clive Lipchin

    The Arava Institute keeps you up to date on environmental news in the Middle East. Recent news stories from i24NEWS and The New York Times have heralded a major water deal between Israel, Palestine, and Jordan. The deal concerns the construction of a desalination plant in Aqaba that will provide ...

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  • Q&A with the Facilitators of the Peace-Building Leadership Seminar

    The Peace-Building Leadership Seminar (PLS) is a unique and integral part of the Arava Institute: it is a series of weekly meetings, in which all students and interns—Israeli, Palestinian, Jordanian, and international—engage in dialogue exploring issues of culture, religion, identity, and cooperation.   Dr. Michael Alexander is Coordinator of PLS; ...

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  • Meet the Fall 2017 Campus Life Team

    We're excited to introduce the Campus Life Team for the Fall 2017 semester! Tess, Philip, Bea and Mohannad are busy preparing for the beginning of the semester to ensure the students and inters will have every possibly opportunity to explore and enjoy their exceptional campus community. CAMPUS LIFE DIRECTOR TESS ...

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