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To China, with love in their hearts

Dr. Uri Katz, a cardiologist in the Save a Child’s Heart delegation, examines a young patient during the team’s visit to China.Most of the staff and patients at the Hebei Children’s Hospital in Shijizhuang had never seen or met an …

Women’s voices are heard in Israel

‘Harmony in this area really means harmony in the world,’ say participants at the Women’s Voice in Conflict Resolution and Peace-building symposium. Where could a more fitting place be for women from around the world to discuss conflict resolution and …

ISRAEL21c’s website celebrates 2nd anniversary

www.israel21c.org has published more than 500 stories about the valuable contributions that Israel is making to the world in fields as diverse as health and science, technology, and culture.Two years ago, the ISRAEL21c website was launched with a clear goal …

Noa joins world fight against hunger

Achinoam Nini: “I take very seriously the job I’ve been given, and I want to show what the organization is doing in our region, so I can make a real contibution.”For the first time ever, an Israeli entertainer has been …

Thawing Israeli-Palestinian relations

“Breaking The Ice” originator Heskel Nathaniel explains the idea behind the expedition to the Dalai Lama.A group of Israelis and Palestinians aim to prove that the two communities can work together – by staging a joint expedition to Antarctica. The …

Israelis join Americans in commemorating 9/11

Meytal Wax, center, rides in last year’s World TEAM Sports Face of America 3-day bike ride from Ground Zero to the Pentagon. Israelis commemorated the second anniversary of the September 11 attacks on the United States last week in a …

Investing in the future

Participants in the Young Coexistence Leadership Development Program – a two year course to develop leadership skills in order to create future leaders in coexistence.Ask a Jewish and an Arab citizen of Israel what their definition of coexistence between their …

Israel’s adopted Oryx return to their roots

‘The return of this species [Scimitar-horned Oryx] is very important to Senegal. We see this as a major success in helping to preserve the country’s fragile biodiversity’ – Demba Mamadou Ba, the head of Senegal’s National Parks Department.The scimitar-horned oryx …