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Tevel building latrines for Nepali villagers.

Israeli agricultural expertise aids Tibetan refugees

Tsering Dolma works in the fields of the Arava farming settlement: I’m a farmer in India but there we don’t have these types of special learning facilities. I’m learning so much’Tsering Dolma is excited. This is the Tibetan’s first time …

Ecocinema – film goes green in Israel

A poster for Ayelet Bargur’s ‘Intel Inside. Where?’ being screened at this year’s Ecocinema festival.When Leonardo DiCaprio was in Israel earlier this year with his supermodel girlfriend Bar Rafaeli to meet her family, he also met Israel’s vice premier and …

A Jerusalem oasis of coexistence – Hebrew University

It’s no secret that although Jerusalem has been reunited for 40 years, Israel’s capital is still, for most of its residents, a divided city where Jews and Arabs don’t mix. That’s what makes the scene at the two campuses of …

A musical ‘Flyways’ over Israeli skies

Paul Winter performing in 2003 in Israel – he was very moved and called it a ‘life experience’.The lowest spot on Earth will turn into one of the most musical spots on Earth this month, when an Israeli initiative brings …

Israel’s green missionaries

Participants in the Heschel Center’s Environmental Fellows program – solving environmental issues through social change.Migrant workers manoeuvre through a south Tel Aviv neighborhood traffic peddling reams of colorful fabric on their rickshaws. Muslim women dressed in hijab zigzag around fresh …