The Arava Institute for Environmental Studies: Nature Knows No Borders

Cohen, Michael M.
December 2005
Palestine-Israel Journal of Politics, Economics & Culture;2005, Vol. 12/13 Issue 4/1, p52
Academic Journal
The article features the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies and it involvement in Israeli-Palestinian understanding and the Middle Eastern peace process. The school has established a premier environmental teaching and research program which prepares Jewish and Arab leaders to cooperatively solve the region's environmental challenges. The author discusses the scope and features of the program initiated by the school. Finally, he stresses the common identities and similarities that overlap Israeli-Palestinian differences which can be the tools needed for reconciliation.


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