An Interfaith Jordan River Music Concert in the US

Feb. 23, 2014 The first-ever interfaith concert for the restoration of the Jordan River was held in Brooklyn on February 23, 2014 at the Kane Street Synagogue.  The event was one big high.  The musicians, spectacular, all got along great, spontaneously joining up with each other. Samer Tabari was super exciting – people were clapping […]

Representatives from FoEME Speak at a “PA_UFM” Meeting

8-9th February, 2014 Dead Sea, Jordan The Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean “PA-UFM” held a  meeting of the committee on Energy, Environment and Water that took place at the King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Center. The meeting was attended by representatives from “PA-UFM” and included H.E. Dr. Hazem Alnaser; Minister of Water […]

Close encounters of the FoEME kind: GWN Youth Camps are set in motion!

Following the Regional Community Coordinators’ meeting in Jordan at FoEME’s SHE Eco-Park, and after weeks of careful planning, this year’s Good Water Neighbours Youth Camps were launched into existence on the weekend of January 16, 2014. The community groups travelled and divided into three locations: Beit Alpha (in the Spring Valley region), Baqa-Gharbia-Jat (near Wadi […]

A Warm Welcome to Water Challenges: Reflections from the Sakhnin Conference

Daniella Aboody, FoEME Protecting Groundwater Project Intern, Reflects on her experience at the “The Challenges of Water and Wastewater Treatment in Rural Areas” Conference in Sakhnin.  On Tuesday, January 14, I had the privilege to attend a conference titled “The Challenges of Water and Wastewater Treatment in Rural Areas.” It was put on by two […]

TRUST WIN (Women’s Interfaith Network) Reflects on Jordan River Conference

On Nov 10 – 12, I represented the TRUST WIN  (Women’s Interfaith Network) at the FoEME – Friends of the Earth Middle East Conference “Rehabilitation of the Jordan River: A Commitment of Faith”  held at the Dead Sea in Jordan.  Over one hundred Israeli, Palestinian, Jordanian and internationals gathered to learn about and support the rehabilitation of […]

“Water Can No Longer Wait” Declares FoEME at its Annual Good Water Neighbors Conference

An exceptional regional conference was held last week on November 13-14 in Herzliya by EcoPeace / Friends of the Earth Middle East (FoEME). The event was held in the framework of FoEME’s renowned “Good Water Neighbors” (GWN) project, a grassroots environmental peace building project that, for over a decade, has been bringing together community members […]

World Tourism Day

Endowed with a rich history where by civilizations intersected, cultures met, and history was formed magnificently with traces still standing majestically in every corner is the case of Jordan. Located at the heart of the Middle East, Jordan presents an important travelling destination to tourists from across the globe.  For this reason, the government initiated […]