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    With your support and generosity the Arava Institute is creating a more sustainable and peaceful Middle East – Donate today!

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  • Beyond Borders Tour: Transboundary Cross-Cultural Tour of Jordan and Israel

      Overview April 23 – May 1, 2018 This small group journey through Jordan, Israel, and the West Bank gives participants exclusive access to the

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  • Israel Ride

    Ride With Us!   Important Announcement: Registration for the 2017 Israel Ride is open! The 2017 Israel Ride will run Oct. 31st – Nov. 7th,  2017.

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    The Arava Institute for Environmental Studies welcomes applicants looking to join us in our mission. Click here to learn about current openings!

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    Inspired by the work of the Arava Institute? You can partner with the Arava Institute in a variety of ways. Click here to find out more!

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  • Internships

    Internships provide an exciting way to get involved in the vanguard research happening at the Arava Institute each day in one of the five research centers. Click here to read more!

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  • Bley Stein Visiting Professorship

    The Arava Institute for Environmental Studies is proud to offer the Bley Stein Visiting Professorship.

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The Israel Ride is the premier cycling experience in Israel—offering a fully supported 7-day cycling adventure from Jerusalem to Eilat. Cyclists ride 150-300 miles, descending across the diverse landscape of the Jerusalem Mountains, through long stretches of agricultural lands and the Negev desert, including the stunning terrain of Maktesh Ramon, to arrive at the Red Sea in Eilat.

Each year, approximately 150-200 riders join together to meet their diverse personal and collective aspirations, including physical challenge goals, celebration of life transitions, and creating a deeper connection to Israel—all while raising funds for two charitable organizations that are at the forefront of environmental cooperation- the Arava Institute in Israel and Hazon in the United States.

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