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From Storytelling to Activism

On February 24-25th the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Israel held a two-day seminar. More than fifty Palestinian and Israeli high-school students participated in it. The seminar aimed to enable the students to emerge from their personal and national narratives in order to find a common ground between the two peoples and eventually to become more active in their communities. more…

Event Reports | March 6, 2017

Left behind or Poor by choice?

The Working and the Poor Conference

Together with the Economics and Society Program at the Van Leer Institute, The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung hosted a conference on the "Working Poor". This growing phenomenon was discussed in the conference in depth from varying and contradicting perspectives. Possible solutions were presented by experts in the field and decision makers, including our keynote speaker Prof. Ronnie Schöb from the Freie Universität Berlin. While no clear cut answer was agreed upon, the conference brought up some very important issues regarding labor policy, education, wages and government responsibility. more…

Stas Linchevsky | Event Reports | February 27, 2017

Be frutiful and multiply!

Israel and its growing minorities

Since Israel was founded in 1948, it has defined itself simultaneously as both a Jewish and a democratic state. It is home to secular as well as ultra-Orthodox Jews, Muslims, Christians and Druze. However, due to diverging growth rates in the different populations, domestic and religious tensions have been developing which could undermine the secular and Zionist founding ethos of the Jewish State. more…

January 15, 2017

Marking Twenty Years of Israeli-EU Scientific Cooperation

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in cooperation with The Center for the Study of European Politics and Society at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev marked last November twenty successful years of Israeli-EU scientific cooperation in a special conference which was held at the Mishkenot Sha’ananim Conference Center in Jerusalem. more…

Stas Linchevsky | Event Reports | January 10, 2017

Reviewing the EU role in the Middle East

Study Day for students

The study and information program was held in cooperation with The Centre for the Study of European Politics and Society and the participants were students of the Adenauer Division for the study of European Politics and Society and students of The Department of Politics and Government. The goal of the program was to explore the current EU role in the Middle East and especially to learn about the various activities of the EU and its member states in regards to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. more…

Event Reports | January 2, 2017