Arab Gulf Delegation Lights Hanukkah Candle at Western Wall

The delegation that included bloggers, academics and businesspeople is part of the Sharaka Project, an Israeli, Bahraini and Emirati initiative to cultivate ties among young people in Israel and Arab states.  Sharaka is an Arabic word for “cooperation.”

Israel’s President Praises Bahrain’s King Hamad for Making Peace With Israel

Earlier on Monday, Rivlin welcomed a delegation of opinion leaders and activists from Israel, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates at the President’s Residence in Jerusalem, greeting them both in Arabic and in Hebrew.“Peace is made between peoples and nations,” he told the delegation, led by Amit Deri of the Sharaka Project. “Your visit here […]