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A human reflex during a time of war

There may be a war going on between Israel and Gaza, but that doesn’t stop Israelis from carrying out a number of significant humanitarian efforts to help Gaza’s citizens. While the international press focuses almost exclusively on the bloody images …

Transforming Lod [VIDEO]

Transforming Lod [VIDEO]

Aviv Wasserman has founded the Lod Community Foundation in an effort to improve life in the city. Thirty-five year old Aviv Wasserman is a man with a mission. He has committed himself to the Israeli city of Lod. Just 15 …

The kibbutz volunteer’s revival

The kibbutz volunteer’s revival

Volunteers building adobe houses on Kibbutz Lotan, an organic kibbutz.Want to learn about organic agriculture and how it’s done in the Middle East? Maybe you’re interested in making cheese from goat’s milk? Or perhaps letting come what may — being …

Bedouin women team up to transform their village

Making a difference: the Bedouin women taking part in the training program hope to open the first businesses in Qasr as-Sirr. The new Bedouin village of Qasr as-Sirr still only has a population of about 9,000 people, and it doesn’t …

Weaving a new life for the Bedouin women of Lakia

Searching for empowerment: Bedouin women from the Association for the Improvement of Women’s Status meet with visitors from the US.In the heart of the Negev desert, an NGO founded by Bedouin women for Bedouin women, is giving new purpose to …

Three faiths find common cause in Israel

Participants of the Three Faiths Forum on their visit to Israel. This was the first ever trip to Israel organized by a predominantly Muslim group from the UK.Pious Christians and Jews make regular pilgrimages to Israel, despite the safety concerns, …