TASK FORCE ACTIVITIES
All-Members Meeting: State-Minority Relations in Israel in 2017 | Dec 4:  

Join us to explore trends in legislation, the legal status of the Arab minority, government efforts for Arab economic development and public discourse within the context of state-minority relations.

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Pittsburgh Community Education Day on Arab Citizens in the Jewish State | Oct 23:  

This year's education day features a screening of 77 Steps followed by a discussion with Ghaida Rinawie-Zoabi and Myriam Darmoni Charbit

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Task Force Update on CHE Plans to Enhance Arab Citizens Access to Higher Ed:  

This update outlines current Arab citizen representation in higher education, the status of major programs launched under the CHE's first six-year plan, and how the second six-year plan, launched in 2016, builds on these efforts.  

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IATF Briefing Paper: Informal Education in Israel's Arab Society:  

An in-depth briefing on why informal education for Arab society has become a social and economic priority in Israel, and how gaps and barriers are being addressed. 

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ISRAEL UPDATES
Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Israel's Arab Society:  

On October 19, the Mariam Foundation will light the US Embassy building in pink, an annual tradition, and provide women with references for mammography testing.

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Youth Village in Triangle Region a First for Arab Society:  

Sindiana Youth Village: the Arab Youth Village for Young Leadership is “part of a comprehensive plan for leadership development for Arab youth” according to the Society for Advancement of Education.  

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New train line in Galilee connects Arab residents to Tel Aviv:  

This expansion is part of the Government of Israel’s massive efforts to increasing Arab access to public transportation within Government Resolution 922.  

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Disagreement Over Mid-Term Rotation Roils Joint Arab List:  

The dispute--ignited by the resignation of MK Basel Ghattas (Balad)--has drawn public criticism and disappointment in Arab society.

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Court rejects Raed Salah's appeal for release
The Jerusalem Post October 23, 2017
Israeli lotto pulls out of Umm al-Fahm
Arutz Sheva October 16, 2017
Arab media takes aim at Israeli-Arab mission against BDS
The Jerusalem Post October 15, 2017
IDF Steps Up Bedouin Recruitment Efforts
The Jewish Press October 2, 2017