TASK FORCE ACTIVITIES
Sheikh Moafaq Tarif, Spiritual Leader of Israel's Druze Community | Jan 22:  

Join the Task Force and the Conference of Presidents to hear Israel's Druze community from its spiritual leader, Sheikh Moafaq Tarif.

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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
Bedouin Education Conference, "The Change is Made Together" Held by Teach First Israel:  

Educators, civil society, and government leaders explored improving quality and access to education in Bedouin society.

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Givat Haviva Knesset Conference Presents "Roadmap for Shared Society" and national poll:  

Recommendations cover issues of governance, restorative processes and cultural representation, education, economic development and land use.

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New school year shows expansion of Jewish-Arab shared life education programs:  

Many programs have increased in size and several organizations have added new initiatives encompassing hundreds of schools and tens of thousands of Jewish and Arab students from all over the country.

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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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