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my contacts with Shimon Peres while he was President of the State of Israel

general, intercultural relations education

I want to tell you about my contacts with Shimon Peres while he was President of the State of Israel. I became involved in a program of dialogue between Israeli Jewish and Israeli Arab youth which has become a befitting dedication to the memory of the late 9th President of Israel and the values he taught us, I was working with the ORT educational system, in the Steinberg Leadership Institute, and developed a “Bridges for Peace” program in conjunction with…

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UKULELES FOR PEACE

general, intercultural relations education

In 2004, Paul Mor, a musician originally from England, suggested to the headmaster of the Democratic school in Ramat Hashron, to teach children in his school to play the ukulele. At the same time he persuaded the headmaster of the el-Zahara school in the Arab town of Tira to open a class there. The project caught on quickly and soon there were classes in both schools for children aged 8 to 18. But Paul Mor was not satisfied with running…

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MY FIRST POST

events reported in the past, general, intercultural relations education

A few years ago, I heard that “Blogs” were the latest fashion and although I am a salaried employee and believed that this was the pastime of self-employed persons, I decided to join a course being given by the “Bloggerist” Yonit Tzuk. This was a fascinating experience, but I was not sure this will be my direction. Years passed and I had ideas for writing a Blog, but felt that I was not ready to do so. A short time…

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