A Multifaith Journey of Hope to Israel, Palestine and Jordan

From 23rd April 2012 – 3rd May 2012, a unique tour took place in Israel, Palestine and Jordan, organized by Rabbi Frank Dabba Smith, and facilitated by FoEME.  The tour group was comprised of members of Jewish, Islamic and Christian faiths, and focused on visiting sites that are important to all three major monotheistic religions.  […]

Interview with FoEME Staff Member Abdel Rahman Sultan

You already know about our mission.  Now it’s time to meet the men and women behind the curtain.  This is the third post in a series of interviews of FoEME staff and affiliates.  We hope you enjoy getting to know us better! Always an environmental activist, Abdel Rahman Sultan tells us a little bit about […]

Reflections of an Intern: A Day at the Sharhabil bin Hassan Eco-park

On the 12th of July, two fellow Jordanian student interns and I traveled with FoEME staff to the Sharhabil bin Hassan Eco-park in the northern part the Jordan Valley. We headed out early in the morning; the sun was luminous against the azure sky. As we traversed the long road to the Ghor, I enjoyed […]

A Visit from American University Students

A group of students passionate about the environment visited Friends of the Earth Middle East- Amman this past week to learn about Jordanian environmental issues and challenges. Eighteen students from the University of Minnesota met with FoEME staff to discuss the status of the Lower Jordan River, and to learn about our EcoPark. A Good […]

Bakoura: A National Peace Park in the Near Future?

Sunday, April 15th, 2012:  The Visit We stood on the edge of the cliff and took it all in.  Suited parliamentarians from the Committee of Environment and Health in the Lower House of Parliament, FoEME staff, military members and journalists alike gazed at the view afforded by the blue sky, hazy mountains, and rolling fields.  […]

Support for FoEME is US tax-deductible!!

With the end of the fiscal year upon us, you may need to squeeze in your tax-deductible donations before heading off to that New Year’s party…you can make an online donation right now which is US tax-deductible and help start the new year in a green way by helping build FoEME’s three EcoParks!

Haven’t covered your holiday gifts yet? Share The Holiday Spirit With FoEME!!

Share The Holiday Spirit With FoEME!! By giving a FoEME gift to someone you love this holiday season, you can help build FoEME’s three EcoParks! Here’s how it works: You make a US tax-deductible donation through our website→ FoEME sends a handsome gift card by email → FoEME develops its EcoParks in Jordan, Palestine, and […]

FoEME Media Tour to the Jordan Valley Raises Public Awareness

This blog post was contributed by Jessica Lehman, intern at FoEME’s Amman office On a beautiful Saturday in early March, a group of media reporters, representatives from the House of Parliament, Rotarians, and FoEME staff and interns traveled to the Jordan Valley to learn about water issues and the work of FoEME. The media can […]

FoEME participates in youth meeting in Greece: Biodiversity Interactive

From February 18th to February 27th, youth delegates from six Mediterranean countries met in the mountainous areas of Greece to talk about biodiversity. Jordan, Israel, France, Italy, Turkey and Greece, all at or close to the Mediterranean Sea, shared their problems and concerns related to biodiversity and discussed solutions. The Greek non-profit organization Mediterranean SOS […]