Contrary to the wave of more than 200,000 Israelis who have already visited the Emirates, tourists from the Gulf are just starting to arrive to Israel.
During the first delegation of Bahrainis organized by the NGO Sharaka, young Bahraini influencers had their preconceptions of Israel challenged – and laid the foundation for more meaningful peace.
Activists and officials from new Gulf partner, hosted by NGO seeking to deepen ties created by Abraham Accords, revel in warm reception, shrug off Palestinian residents’ hostility
They met with government officials and visited holy sites in Jerusalem before seeing other cultural, religious and historic places throughout Israel during their whirlwind tour.
The visit was the first by an exclusively Bahraini delegation, which also became the first group to receive the Holocaust Center’s new teaching guidelines in Arabic
Numerous deals have been struck since the signing of the Abraham Accords, but one particularly exciting outcome that reflects the agreement’s commitment to “warm peace.”
The Sharaka delegation held conferences at Congregations Or Hadash and Ohr HaTorah touting the Middle East ‘partnership’ and its significance.
The American Sephardi Federation welcomed the first Sharaka: Gulf-Israel Social Entrepreneurship Center delegation to the US for a tour of the National Sephardic Library & Archives at the Center for Jewish History and to sign Sharaka’s historic first MOU.
Arabs from the United Arab Emirates and Israeli Jews celebrated Ramadan and Lag Ba’Omer together at a special ceremony Thursday night in Dubai. The event was organized by the ‘Sharaka’ organization, and included Emirati locals and Israeli tourists who lit a bonfire for Lag Ba’Omer, while sitting down together for the traditional Muslim ‘Suhur’ meal […]
Sharaka, an organization that leads interfaith delegations to connect Israelis with people in the Gulf Arab nations, also tweeted that they are “proud to stand with” the scholars who endorsed the IHRA definition.