Sessions at Limmud Conference on issues relating to Arab citizens of Israel Including the excluded: the need for involving Arab voices at every level of Israeli society Sunday 25 December 18:50-20:00 In order to ensure a truly integrated and equal Israel from top to bottom, Arab citizens must be represented in all aspects of Israeli socieyt. The Abraham Fund Initiatives have undertaken a number of programmes with this goal in mind, enuring that Israel's minorities become an … [Read more...]
Avirama Golan, co-chair of Sikkuy, speaking at UJIA and the Board of Deputies.
On Thursday 15 October, Avirama Golan, co-chair of Sikkuy, gave a lunchtime lecture at UJIA and the Board of Deputies on the topic of why Arab citizens are needed in Israel's labour market. Golan explained that in order for Arab citizens to be better integrated into the Israeli workforce, the government needs to invest in numerous areas such as transportation infrastructure, health, housing, and education. Golan opened her lecture with a quote from Bank of Israel Governor Karnit Flug, who … [Read more...]
On 9 June the UK Task Force and Tel Aviv University Trust (TAUT) hosted a briefing with Dan Ben-David at UJIA, where he discussed the policy changes that must be made to integrate Arab citizens of Israel into quality employment in the Israeli workforce, and what such success would mean for the future of Israel. Ben-David presented a range to data to explain the direction in which the Israeli economy is heading, and what must be done to strengthen Israel's educational system and workforce in the … [Read more...]
The UK Task Force convened an exclusive briefing with AJEEC-NISPED: The Arab-Jewish Center for Equality, Empowerment and Cooperation – Negev Institute for Strategies of Peace and Development. The Jerusalem Post described one of AJEEC-NISPED's programmes, the Bedouin sheep farmers’ cooperative, El Marai, as one of the top innovations in Israel this year. It is the first and only Bedouin cooperative in the world. We were joined by Ariel Dloomy & Kher Albaz, the Co-Executive Directors of … [Read more...]
EVENT REPORT: Recent trends in Jewish-Arab relations with Dr. Thabet Abu Ras and Amnon Be-eri-Sulitzeanu of the Abraham Fund Initiatives
Hagai Segal, Amnon Be’eri Suiltzeanu, and Dr. Thabet Abu Ras at the LJCC. Photo by UK Task Force.
The UK Task Force hosted Dr. Thabet Abu Ras and Amnon Be’eri Suiltzeanu, co-Executive Directors of the Abraham Fund Initiatives, for a UK Task Force members’ lecture on recent trends in Jewish-Arab relations. 15 representatives from UK Task Force member organisations attended the lecture at UJIA to hear Dr. Thabet Abu Rass and Amnon Be’eri Suiltzeanu discuss the latest trends in Jewish-Arab relations. Dr. Thabet Abu Ras and Amnon Be’eri Suiltzeanu, in their capacity as co-Executive Directors … [Read more...]