TASK FORCE ACTIVITIES
URJ President urges compassion not hatred:  


Following Israel visit, Rabbi Rick Jacobs urges compassion and cautions about the climate of distrust, even hatred, inside Israel, pitting Jew against Arab. 

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Lion of Judah conference includes IATF session on women educators for shared society:  


Join this session to hear leading experts on how Israel's women are preparing future generations for a more inclusive society. 

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Conference call: Current events and Jewish-Bedouin relations in the Negev:  


The Mayor of Hura and President of Sapir College discuss Bedouin vulnerabilities and efforts to strengthen Jewish-Bedouin relations because--and despite of--the current crisis.

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Conference call: Current events and the role of civil society organizations in Israel:  


How are civil society organizations responding to escalating tensions in Israel?
On July 10th two civil society leaders shared their views. 

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IATF Quarterly Update - July 2014:  


Recent IATF news, events, and missions and upcoming visits. 

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ISRAEL UPDATES
Municipal and civil society responses to Jewish-Arab tensions - August 1-8:  


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Tel-Aviv-Jaffa Municipality launches campaign. Haifa holds emergency shared-society conference . . .
 
Government, JDC-Israel and Jewish Agency provide emergency assistance to Negev Bedouin:  


Bedouin children, elderly and disabled residents of Rahat and other Bedouin towns in the Negev receiving some help and respite.

On the ground efforts: Jewish Arab relations in Israel - planned activities in August:  


Since the beginning of the current crisis, Jewish and Arab citizens have found ways to stand together.

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On the ground efforts: Jewish-Arab relations in Israel - July 20 - 26:  


Since the beginning of the current crisis, Jewish and Arab citizens have found ways to stand together. 

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Equal shelter for all - Opinion
Haaretz August 20, 2014
Coexistence Bowed, But Not Broken, By War
The Jewish Week August 19, 2014
Beware of anti-Arabism
Haaretz August 18, 2014
Minister Perry Condemns Racism Against Israeli Arabs
Israel National News August 17, 2014
Education Minister Calls for 'Tolerance' Week
Israel National News August 16, 2014
Jews and Arabs in Israel more estranged after war
The Washington Post August 16, 2014
Hareidi MK Threatens 'Apartheid' Israel with Intifada
Israel National News August 13, 2014