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Acting locally

Acting locally

Do you want to know where your city is headed? Do you think you know your local council? Do you want to change things for the better in your town? Thinking Locally: A Manual for Action, a website/guide launched this month provides people who want to act locally with the knowledge and tools to do [&hellip

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Equal Pay: Demanding Change

Equal Pay: Demanding Change

New York University Professor Paula England, a leading international expert on women, gender and work and past president of the American Sociological Association, addressed 200 participants from every sector and area of the country at the Equalizing Wages in Israel’s Workforce conference, “Equal Pay: Demanding Change,” at Tel Aviv University on November 19th. England, who [&hellip

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Housing Minister: No More Evictions of Public Housing Residents

Housing Minister: No More Evictions of Public Housing Residents

In a major step for social justice in Israel, Housing Minister Yoav Galant ordered the Director General of the Housing Ministry to stop all evictions of public housing residents until a committee can be organized to discuss alternatives. The announcement came mid-speech in response to a protest staged by the Public Housing Team in partnership [&hellip

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Learning to Live Together

Learning to Live Together

Shared living must begin with children. That is the rationale behind the campaign Learning to Live Together(website in Hebrew and Arabic) launched last week by the Shatil-led Education for Shared Living Forum in conjunction with the UN’s International Day for Tolerance, November 16. The campaign aims to get more schools to join in efforts to [&hellip

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Reprieve in Ramia

Reprieve in Ramia

Thanks to a cooperative effort by Jews and Arabs in the Galilee, the residents of Karmiel’s Ramia neighborhood will not have to surrender their property rights or face the demolition of their homes; for now. A Bedouin community located in the middle of Karmiel, Ramia has been fighting for decades for recognition and for families [&hellip

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Knesset marks International Day against Poverty for the eighth year

Knesset marks International Day against Poverty for the eighth year

“It doesn’t make sense that an elderly person living in this country has to choose between medicine and food,” exclaimed MK Orly Levi-Abekasis of Yisrael Biteinu. “Poverty is not a disease. It is a result of policy. And policy begins at the top,” said MK Haim Yalin of Yesh Atid. These were just two examples [&hellip

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Meet Doaa Diab-Abu Elhija: “Shared Society is a Dream – and a Strategy.”

Meet Doaa Diab-Abu Elhija: “Shared Society is a Dream – and a Strategy.”

In 2013, then 25-year-old Doaa Diab-Abu Elhija joined Shatil’s Haifa staff and simultaneously became a participant in Shatil’s Leadership for a Shared Society course. In the two years since, Doaa has become a leading activist for shared society, bringing together Jews and Arabs in in Carmiel and Upper Nazareth, and leading joint actions calling for [&hellip

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Standing for Umm El Hiran

Standing for Umm El Hiran

Amidst rising tensions in Jerusalem and elsewhere, there was some cause for optimism in the Negev during the festival of Sukkot. Several dozen Arabs and Jews gathered in the unrecognized village of Umm el-Hiran for a Sukkat Shalom, a symbolic peace tent that was both a protest and an affirmation of Jewish-Arab solidarity.” The government [&hellip

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NIF-Shatil Backed Jerusalem Rally Condemns Violence

NIF-Shatil Backed Jerusalem Rally Condemns Violence

On Saturday night, October 10th, hundreds of Israelis attended a rally in the center of Jerusalem entitled “There is no comfort in revenge,” to protest the escalating violence in the country. The demonstration in Hamashbir Square was arranged by three grassroots activist groups -Free Jerusalem, Jerusalem Won’t Remain Quiet About Racism, and The Young Guard, [&hellip

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