The Task Force will present to the St. Louis Jewish community on developments in Israel’s Jewish-Arab relations over the years and trends in Israel's Arab society.
Israel held municipal elections on October 30. In Arab society, local elections are widely regarded as more consequential for daily life than national elections. They attract high voter turnout and revolve around internal dynamics and priorities not often seen on the national stage.
The large increase in the number of Arab students in higher education has made Israel's campuses more significant than ever as a site for potential Arab-Jewish contact and cooperation.
Project Wadi Attir is a model for sustainable development in the Negev, fusing traditional Bedouin pastoral and agricultural practices with cutting-edge technology.