Social Action
MEET alumni Zakaria Wari and Sadek Jabr.

Israel’s green missionaries

Participants in the Heschel Center’s Environmental Fellows program – solving environmental issues through social change.Migrant workers manoeuvre through a south Tel Aviv neighborhood traffic peddling reams of colorful fabric on their rickshaws. Muslim women dressed in hijab zigzag around fresh …

Finding a common bond in Israel’s environment

‘The kids are smart enough to differentiate between the Holy Land home of the Jewish people and the things that need to be addressed. They see it as comprehensive.’ – Zalul’s Yariv AbramovichA group of American college students recently immersed …

Darfur becomes part of Israeli vocabulary

A rally in downtown Jerusalem for the Darfur refugees – the sign reads “Save Darfur’. “The turnout really represented the rainbow of Israeli society,” says Seraphya Berrin.When 18-year-olds Seraphya Berrin from New York, and Arielle Perlow from Melbourne, Australia, arrived …

Using language to cross an Israeli divide

Students taking part in the ‘Language as a Cultural Bridge’ project. ‘One of our goals is to strengthen Israeli society as a multi-cultural society and the issue of language is a critical one,’ says The Abraham Fund’s Amnon Beeri-Sulitzeanu.More than …