TASK FORCE ACTIVITIES
Social Enterprise in the Negev: Employment, Empowerment and Jewish-Bedouin Relations | Sep 12:  


Join us to hear from Itzik Zivan, Founder of Zivtex, philanthropist and social entrepreneur, about  advancing Jewish-Arab relations through social entreprise in Israel.  

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Shootings on the Temple Mount - Arab Discourse and State-Minority Relations in the Aftermath:  

Dr. Yonatan Mendel, Head of Manarat, The Van Leer Center for Jewish-Arab Relations, and Rawnak Natour, Co-Executive director of Sikkuy, spoke to a Task Force audience on a conference call about the complexity of the events in their broader social and political context.

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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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IATF Shared Life Education Program Database launched:  

The SLE database is a compilation of data about public education programs strengthening shared society in Israel.  

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ISRAEL UPDATES
Shootings on the Temple Mount: Arab discourse and state-minority relations in the aftermath:  

Response to the attacks were heated, but were quickly overshadowed by protests of metal detectors installed by the Government of Israel at the site.

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Lethal clashes in Kfar Qassem underscore police-Arab tensions:  

The events and their aftermath underscored longstanding tensions and mistrust between Israel’s police and Arab citizens, and the complexity of resolving them, against the backdrop of a rising tide of violent events in Arab localities. 

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Basic Law "Israel as the Nation-State of the Jewish People" passes first reading, reiginites controversy:  

The Bill has been controversial for saying the right to national self-determination in the State of Israel is unique to the Jewish people, as well as for other provisions.

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Court extends Islamic cleric's detention over incitement
The Times of Israel August 17, 2017
S.F. Federation backs 'Hope' for shared, integrated society in Israel
The Jewish News of Northern California August 11, 2017