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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

YOCOPAS Conference 2016


On October 26th-28th the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung hosted in cooperation with the Eastern Mediterranean International School (EMIS) the yearly Youth Collaboration of Peace and Sustainability Conference (YOCOPAS). The conference took place in HaKfar HaYarok and ten Israeli and Palestinian schools participated in it. The goal was “to enhance peace and sustainability in the middle east through networking of local and international students and educators as an accelerator for change”. more…

Event Reports | December 20, 2016

Launch of the Kollek-Adenauer Program

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Israel launched on November 30th the joint Kollek-Adenauer-Program in cooperation with the Jerusalem Institute for Policy Research. The program intends to bring together experts of Jerusalem from different sectors such as academics, urban planners, municipality worker and representatives of local civil society to examine the viability of shared spheres for Jews and Arabs in the city. more…

Event Reports | December 15, 2016