Zum Thema: Arab

Arab Israeli Higher Education on the Rise

The number of Arab Israelis seeking doctorate degrees has doubled in the past ten years, according to a report from the Council for Higher Education, or CHE. From 355 students in 2008, there were 759 Arab Israeli students in 2018. The increase is a welcome approach to higher education, with 40% of degrees completed in… […]

Pickled Mango Hits Global Cuisine Scene

You might love it, you might hate it; but amba sauce, or pickled mango, is making its way multi-dimensionally around the world. Amba can be described as a burst of emotional layers of flavor with one bite, and is commonly made from mangoes, vinegar, mustard, turmeric, fenugreek and salt. Perhaps its origins help create such… […]

Israel Funds High Tech Park for Palestinians

An injection of inspiration is being cast straight into Palestinian society. As part of Plan 922, a 2015 governmental proposal to distribute NIS 15 billion to the Palestinian technological sector, a new piece is being unraveled. The plan is aimed to create more jobs, bridge the income gap, and offer beneficial opportunities for the future.… […]

More Israelis Learning Arabic

Street signs across Israel are home to the country’s two official languages, Hebrew and Arabic. While there is a divide between the languages and cultures alike, being able to communicate could be just the necessary bridge for a more peaceful future in Israel. Unfortunately, the amount of Israelis who study the Arabic language has been… […]

How One Woman Changed a Village

When Neta Hanien was travelling around the world, she dreamed of one day owning a hostel along the shores of a beautiful beach. When her more rational mind stepped in and she returned to Israel, she went to law school and worked for 7 years in the Ministry of Justice. Amidst that time, she accompanied… […]

Israeli Doctor Helps 16 Deaf Palestinian Kids Hear

Sixteen palestinian children were granted their sense of hearing thanks to the efforts of the Peres Center for Peace. The series of cochlear ear implant surgeries happened in a marathon style fashion and were performed in Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Jerusalem.   The children were from Gaza and the West Bank, and though the… […]

Award-winning Film peeks into Liberal Arab World

We’re finally getting a proper peek into the Israeli Arab world, and the Arab leadership is already calling for a boycott. “In Between” is an award winning film, recently released, which shares the story of three Arab women who decide to leave their small village of Umm al-Fahm and move to Tel Aviv, the most… […]

Arab and Israeli Foodies Cook to Inspire Coexistence

Gear up for an Arabic food festival unlike any other. Over 45 chefs from the four quarters – Muslim, Christian, Druze, and Jewish. Culinary superstars from across the region will gather in Haifa for a 3-day food festival, not only to share their expertise in satisfying appetites, but also to stand together to support Haifa… […]