TASK FORCE ACTIVITIES
All-Members Meeting: State-Minority Relations in Israel in 2017 | Dec 4:  

Join us to explore trends in legislation, the legal status of the Arab minority, government efforts for Arab economic development and public discourse within the context of state-minority relations.

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Task Force Update on CHE Plans to Enhance Arab Citizens Access to Higher Ed:  

This update outlines current Arab citizen representation in higher education, the status of major programs launched under the CHE's first six-year plan, and how the second six-year plan, launched in 2016, builds on these efforts.  

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IATF Briefing Paper: Informal Education in Israel's Arab Society:  

An in-depth briefing on why informal education for Arab society has become a social and economic priority in Israel, and how gaps and barriers are being addressed. 

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ISRAEL UPDATES
Knesset Holds Day of the Negev Dedicated to Issues in Bedouin Society:  

Special attention was given to women and children’s issues, welfare policies, transportation infrastructure, and the government’s 5-year socio-economic development plan for Negev Bedouin.

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Knesset hosts conference on Arab representation in Israeli mainstream media:  

Participants explored concerns that current patterns of representation negatively affect Jewish-Arab relations in Israel.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Israel's Arab Society:  

On October 19, the Mariam Foundation will light the US Embassy building in pink, an annual tradition, and provide women with references for mammography testing.

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How thousands of Arabs are getting into hi-tech
The Jerusalem Post November 20, 2017
In Israel, Jews See Democracy, Arabs See Exclusion
New York Jewish Week November 15, 2017
Meet the Jewish-Arab team that pitches coexistence in Israel
The Jewish News of Northern California November 13, 2017
Jewish radical to be charged for incitement
The Times of Israel November 13, 2017
Birthright's Arab Visits Now Under Scrutiny
The New York Jewish Week November 8, 2017