The UK Task Force is delighted to announce the appointment of Toni Rickenback as the new Director of the organisation.
In March 2014 the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, based in Haifa, will launch its first online course in Arabic.
During a visit to the UK to receive a Human Right's Award from the New Israel Fund for her pioneering community development work, Amal Elsana Alh'jooj, shared her experiences of promoting the role of women in Bedouin society on Woman's Hour and with a group of Jewish Orthodox women at a meeting held at Jewish Care on 26 November.
The UK Task Force, in partnership with the Jerusalem Foundation and the LJCC, held a lunch discussion on 5th November with Dr Hagai Agmon Snir in conversation with Clive Lawton.
New results published by the Israeli Education Ministry on 4 November show that a child’s economic background has more influence on their academic achievements than their ethnic background.
In her first speech as Governor of the Bank of Israel, on 29 October, Karnit Flug highlighted the importance of the integration of Arab citizens into the Israeli workforce.
Turnout for Israel's municipal elections on 22 October exceeded 70% in most Arab areas, compared to under 50% in Jewish ones.
The UK Task Force marked 10 years since the publication of the Or Commission report on 9 October at the LJCC, with a panel discussion event chaired by Times of Israel journalist, Miriam Shaviv, pictured above with Aiman Seif, the Director of the Authority of Economic Development of the Minority Sectors in the Prime Minister’s Office.
New data released by Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics on 16 September has revealed gaps between Arabs and Jews in the areas of life expectancy and infant mortality rates.