TASK FORCE ACTIVITIES
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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Home Demolitions and State-Minority Relations: The Events in Qalansawe and Umm Al Hiran:  

Join the Task Force for a conference call on January 24th to hear from Dr. Thabet Abu Ras, expert on land and housing in Israel's Arab society and co-executive director of The Abraham Fund Initiatives.

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IATF Update - Home Demolitions and State-Minority Relations: The Events in Qalansawe and Umm Al Hiran:  


The update summarizes the sequence of events, the questions they have raised related to land and planning issues, and the broader context contributing to heightened tensions. 

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Building Shared Society in Israel: Challenges and Opportunities | Memphis:  

Join the Task Force and Beth Sholom Synagogue on January 25th  for an evening presentation with Amal Elsana Alh'jooj, Director of North American relations of AJEEC-NISPED.

 

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IATF Briefing Paper: Arab Philanthropy in Israel:  

AP

This paper discusses the current status of strategic Arab philanthropy in Israel, and the work of individual leaders and organizations to further a culture of strategic giving and philanthropic leadership in the community.

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ISRAEL UPDATES
First ever government conference on Arab women's workforce integration:  

Panel

The conference, held in Nazareth, brought together government officials and more than two dozen Arab women leaders.

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Proposed 'Muezzin Law' raises controversy, tensions:  

Amid tensions and accusation of provocations, calls for local negotiation rather than national legislation. 

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State Comptroller: Ministry of Education Needs to Do More on Shared Society and Prevention of Racism:  

Audit report reveals "minimal activities of the education system in support of the unity of Israeli society and toward eradication of the major problems of racism and xenophobia."

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The Times of Israel January 22, 2017
Ayelet Shaked: Arab MKs to blame for deaths
The Jerusalem Post January 19, 2017
Israeli Arabs call strike over Bedouin home demolitions
The Times of Israel January 18, 2017
MK Basel Ghattas questioned by police in new case
The Times of Israel January 17, 2017
Police Ready for Beduin Village Evictions
The Jerusalem Post January 16, 2017
How the 'Israeli Arab' was created
Haaretz January 15, 2017