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KamaTech founders Moshe Friedman and Zika Abzuk at the Microsoft R&D center, flanking four Haredi students placed by KamaTech at Microsoft, Marvel and Check Point.
Bedouin kids bat for peace with jewish neighbors

Bedouin kids bat for peace with jewish neighbors

The Israel Cricket Association has launched a new initiative to bring Bedouin and Jewish children closer together over a bat and a ball. He’s coached at a British institute where the laws of cricket are staunchly guarded. Now Herschel Gutman …

Israel’s boxing league a champ at promoting coexistence

It sounds a bit anti-intuitive, but to hear Dr. William Shahade tell it, one of Israel’s most important peacemaking organizations centers on an ancient art of war. Among the Israel Boxing Association’s (IBA) 1,800 active members are teens and young …

New chamber hopes to make peace through business

Can closer economic ties bring peace? Members of the new Israel-Palestinian Chamber of Commerce certainly hope so.   Most Israelis raise an eyebrow when they learn how much Israel already trades with the Palestinian Authority: Of some NIS 15 billion …

Doing good through fine dining

A unique Tel Aviv eatery offers diners fine cuisine while at the same time providing at-risk youths with culinary vocational training.   Gourmet restaurant Lilit is filled with surprises – not all of them culinary. Located in Asia House, a …

Throwing a Frisbee for Middle East Peace

Throwing a Frisbee for Middle East Peace

A group of 20 Ultimate Frisbee assistant coaches flew in from the US to take part in the first peacemaking event in Tel Aviv. Ultimate Peace is the brainchild of US conflict consultant Dr. David Barkan and Israeli engineer Dor …

Israel, PA and Jordan cooperate as flu threat grows

Israeli, Palestinian and Jordanian health officials are working together to diagnose and contain the new swine flu virus as part of a long-term mission to fight infectious diseases. The 2,000-mile border between Mexico and the United States is nothing compared …