Today's blogpost was written by Ethan Harrington-Smith, a Yahel Social Change fellow living, learning and volunteering for 9-months in the city of Rishon LeZion. Bat El smiles, handing me a marker from the other side of the table. She’s wearing a traditional Ethiop...

June 25, 2019

Today's blogpost was written by Mo Branchfeld, a Yahel Social Change fellow living, learning and volunteering for 9-months in the city of Lod.

Stories are the glue that connects us and makes us human, different from other animals. That is the theory of Israeli historian...

June 18, 2019

Today's blogpost was written by Shira Zilberstein, a Yahel Social Change fellow living, learning and volunteering for 9-months in the city of Rishon LeZion.

A prominent theme of my experience on the Yahel Social Change Fellowship has been education. Across Israeli socie...

June 11, 2019

Today's blogpost was written by Kayla Schneider-Smith, a Yahel Social Change fellow living, learning and volunteering for 9-months in the city of Rishon LeZion.

If you know I’ll be attending an MFA Creative Writing program next year, you may have heard me complain I’ve...

June 10, 2019

The depiction of Arab society in Israeli mainstream media, however, is often unfavorable, skewed, or simply nonexistent. Not only are Arabs significantly underrepresented in major media outlets, but also much of the coverage highlights negative aspects of Arab society...

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