Monthly Archives: January 2018

  • Panel on humanitarian crisis in Gaza

    The Public Council of the Arava Institute hosted a salon meeting last week entitled The Humanitarian Crisis In Gaza – Risks And Opportunities. Speakers included Senior Hydrogeologist Ahmed Yaqubi, of the Palestinian Water Authority in Gaza, Tahani Abu Daqqa of the Palestinian Committee for Interaction with the Israeli Public, Knesset ...

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  • L’hitraot: An intern’s end-of-semester reflections

    As the first semester of my program comes to a close, I can’t help but reflect on this other-worldly experience here. Over the past four months, I have seen desert rain, smelled the sweet scent of fresh earth in the desert, and watched the dusty plants turn green in anticipation ...

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  • End of Fall 2017 semester

    Last week we welcomed 46 new graduates to the Arava Institute alumni network, as the Fall 2017 semester came to and end. The last few days after the students’ final exams were spent in summary activities and saying goodbye after a semester filled with learning and adventure. As always, one ...

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  • Arava Institute-Aston University project wins SWIG award

    The Arava Institute and Aston University recently received the 2017 Sustainable Water Industry Group (SWIG) Award for their joint project on “Off-grid desalination for irrigation in the Jordan Valley”. The SWIG award celebrates achievements in the sustainable water industry, in order to increase awareness of what can be achieved, and ...

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