“We must work to plant the seeds now so our future generations will enjoy the fruits of peace. That is what the holiday and the Abraham Accords are all about”
“When you are connected to the roots and you maintain your identity and you keep to your core, that’s when your tree is alive. When your tree is alive, they can give fruit and they can inspire others. To celebrate Tu BiShvat here in the UAE in such a way is incredible,” said Rabbi Levi Duchman, Head of the Jewish Community Center in the UAE.
“There is a tremendous support across politics and business for the Abraham Accords. I was particularly impressed when we’ve signed an MoU with Sharaka. The interest of the young people is the most represented and for them, this is the chance to look forward and realise that it is not just about reading history, it is about writing history,” Fox explained.
He also commended the group’s work, which led to the signing of a cooperation agreement with Sharaka, a non-profit organisation founded by youth from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and Israel.
Leaders of the UK Abraham Accords Group and Sharaka, will today sign a cooperation agreement (MoU) at a private event at the Crossroads of Civilisations Museum in Dubai, UAE.
Trips like those taken by Ms Al-Harbi have mostly been organised by newly established NGOs working to foster warm relations between Israel and its Abraham Accords partners at civil society level. Hers, organised by the NGO Sharaka, helped her overcome preconceived ideas about Israelis.
Representatives from the AAPI and the Sharaka initiative on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding in order to promote the goals of the Abraham Accords.
I just returned from a speaking tour about the Abraham Accords in the United States. The accords were intended to bring together Abraham’s descendants—Isaac and Ishmael. But they might also help bring together the children of Isaac—that is, help mend the relations between Israel and American Jewry.
The Peace Institute and Sharaka agreed to mutually promote the economic and cultural ties among the Abraham Accords countries
Sharaka is an organization that was created to be a civil society “extension of the Abraham Accords, which were mediated by the US,” said Dr. Majid Al Sarrah, founder and UAE CEO of Sharaka. “We sent this delegation to show Americans the fruits of these efforts.”