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The Cousteaus set course of action to Israel

It was a dream he couldn’t imagine would come real in a million years. Andreas Weil, the founder of Israel’s marine education and research NGO EcoOcean, was contacted by the legendary Cousteau family to collaborate on marine education in Israel. …

Running for Peace

Runners taking part in a previous John Paul II Pilgrimage Peace Marathon, held annually in Jerusalem. Photo: Sasson Tiram.The Gospel teaches, “…for those that are last will be first, and the first, last”. Hopefully, however, that doesn’t apply to the …

When music is the food of peace

It happened in Woodstock and in John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s bed. When used for democratic purposes, music is a universal language that can negotiate peace. So hopes Aaron Shneyer a Georgetown University graduate from America. Armed with a BA …

College students play ball for peace [VIDEO]

Race and religion don’t matter in the annual Friendship Games.Basketball players from all over the world will be playing matches in Arab and Jewish schools throughout Israel late this spring as part of the Third Annual Friendship Games. The event, …

Growing Israeli children into hothouse flowers

The Greenhouse attracts the brightest youngsters from the region.Magical kingdoms and secret gardens don’t necessarily have to stay in the realm of fairy tales any more, proves an Israeli initiative – The Greenhouse – which for over 30 years has …