Recent Events

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Virtual Gala: The Arava Institute at 25 – featuring Mandy Patinkin, Rep. Nita M. Lowey, Amb. Dennis Ross, Sarah Silverman, musical performers, Arava Institute staff and alumni

“Where do we go from here?” – with Dr. Tareq Abu Hamed and Miriam May

Climate Change and Environmental Justice – with Dr. Tareq Abu Hamed and Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu

Re-envisioning the Middle East Ecosystem: Desert Ecology & Environmental Diplomacy – a seminar series with Northeastern University and Kibbutz Lotan’s Center for Creative Ecology

Tu B’Shvat – faculty and staff from the Arava Institute participated in multiple online Tu B’Shvat celebrations across the globe


Water as an Instrument for Peace – three experts from Israel and the US discussed their cross-border work with Israelis, Palestinians, and Jordanians during the time of COVID-19

Mini-Classes – Arava Institute faculty and leadership held short lectures for the online community on topics such as renewable energy and climate change