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Incubating peace with Israel’s Arab sector

A flagship incubator in Israel is helping to create coexistence while ensuring that Muslim and Christian Israeli Arabs develop expertise in biotech and the life sciences.   Yosi Turkaspa (right) and Nasri Said (left) from New Generation Technology, a technology …

Swinging from the coexistence trapeze

Just one day “at the circus” leads to remarkable changes in the way Israeli Jewish, Muslim and Christian high school students relate to each other.   Let the games begin: Arab and Jewish children learn to touch and support each …

Israel prepares for the long-haul in quake-stricken Haiti

Israel prepares for the long-haul in quake-stricken Haiti

With anarchy growing, and the devastation vast, Israel vows to continue offering vital aid to earthquake-ravaged Haiti Photo by IDF spokesperson. The IDF Medical and Rescue team in Port-au-Prince rescue a Haitian government worker who was trapped for 125 hours …

Israel rushes to Haiti’s aid

Just a day following the devastating earthquake in Haiti, 220 Israelis, comprising teams of doctors and rescue and relief workers, are already on their way.   Photo courtesy of the IDF Spokesperson Unit. Col. Doc. Itzik Kryse, head of the …

Giving birth to peace

Giving birth to peace

A group of Palestinian and Israeli midwives are working together to ensure that pregnant mothers in Israel and the Palestinian territories have safe and natural births.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1mDIxTpGSew The Midwives Coexistence Project is a group of Palestinian and Israeli midwives …

Israeli proposes to shrink Samoan waistlines

An Israeli diplomat in Samoa is bringing Israeli experts to curb increasing obesity and diabetes in the South Pacific islands.   Orly Tamir (far right) heads to Samoa on behalf of the Israeli government to help local people deal with …

The sacred Jerusalem in us all

Jewish, Christian and Muslim scholars come together in a book about the Temple Mount’s significance to the three monotheistic faiths.   The new book, Where Heaven and Earth Meet, collects opinions about the history and meaning of the Temple Mount …