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The kids at preschool in Baka al-Gharbiyeh, 30 miles northeast of Tel Aviv, love their new books.

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 …

Israelis raise coral out of the blue

Feeding his coral what he jokingly terms a “body-builder’s” diet, Almalam helps the coral grow twenty times faster than they would if they were growing naturally in the sea.While other criminal lawyers are spending their afternoons preparing court cases, Israeli …

Absenteeism is catchy, finds Israeli study

The Technion’s Michal Biran: People with a conformist nature are much more likely to conform to the norms of their peers rather than company policy.If your best friends at the office think its fine to skip work frequently, then there’s …

Ethiopian Israelis provide training for Rwandan youth village

Ethiopian-Israeli Yemin Orde graduate Racheli Ugado, left, talks with Rwandan reconciliation advisor Albert Nzamukewereka at the Yemin Orde Youth Village south of Haifa. (Photo: Stephanie Freid)Jean-Pierre Nkuranga was twenty in 1994 when he hid in the bushes outside his home …