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Israel's Bedouin Schools Thrive in Negev Desert

Anav Silverman | Posted 01.05.2015 | World
Anav Silverman

In the sandy dunes of the northern Negev desert between Arad and Be'er Sheva, 130 students who belong to a local Bedouin tribe, study at the Al-Sayed Technological School. The students come from a weak socio-economic background and a great number of students suffer from learning disabilities as a result of inter-family marriages.

A Poster Child for Love in the Middle East

Brenda Keesal | Posted 01.21.2015 | Impact
Brenda Keesal

As the trauma in Israel/Palestine rages on, I try to keep my focus on growing peace between people, far from politics, wherever I see the light. Meet my friend Tali. Her life story is more stunning than most, but it is what she does with her experience, that makes her a poster child for love.

The Venice Diaries: Theeb, How the World Will End, and There's an App for That!

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 10.29.2014 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Would you use an app that sends a message to other users in the area so they could go break up with your boyfriend, or propose to your sweetheart? Well, artist/filmmaker and writer Miranda July thinks you should.

The "Other Israel Film Festival" Tackles Complex Issues

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 01.19.2013 | World
Marcia G. Yerman

Currently in its sixth year, the Other Israel Film Festival has been combining documentary and narrative films with panel, programs, theater, and art. The objective is to create a thought provoking conversation about the challenges faced by minority groups in Israel.