Shared water problems bring Emek Hefer youth and adults together with their Palestinian and Jordanian neighbors

Uri Salem, Israeli citizen, explains about the water and air pollution that threaten the environment in the area of FoEME’s partner communities Emek Hefer (Isr) and Tulkarem (Pal).  In February he participated in FoEME’s regional advocacy meeting with Israeli, Palestinian and Jordanian residents. Israeli students from Emek Hefer describe their meeting with Palestinian students living […]

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 […]

What is FoEME doing in 2011?

This blog post was contributed by Efrath Silver, intern at FoEME’s Tel Aviv office The year 2011 has well begun. At Friends of the Earth Middle East we are anticipating an important and exciting year, during which we will continue and expand current projects, as well as develop new activities. A lot of work lies […]

Ein Gedi Youth Build Geodesic Dome

[youtube=] This blog post was contributed by Efrath Silver and Jessica Marx, interns at FoEME´s Tel Aviv office. Following the example of the eco-building project at the Sharbabil bin Hassneh Ecopark in Jordan at the beginning of this year, a group of 30 youth gathered last week at the Ecological Garden of Kibbutz Ein Gedi […]

Water Security in Israel: a joint responsibility of the government and the people

  This blog post was contributed by Efrath Silver and Michael Alexander from FoEME’s Tel Aviv office   On November 22nd 2010, the ‘Lobby for Water Security in Israel’ was launched at the Knesset, attracting parliamentarians, water experts, activists and concerned residents from all over the country. The inauguration of the lobby coincides with the […]

The Journey Across the Jordan: Natalie and Ron in a Neighboring Land

Two of FoEME’s youth Water Trustees from Israel share their experience about visiting Jordan, where they were invited to present at the 7th annual Good Water Neighbors conference. The Water Trustees take part in FoEME’s community-GIS project, a joint Israeli, Palestinian and Jordanian educational initiative. This was our first time in Jordan.  As was to […]

FoEME films Water Trustees in the Jordan Valley

This blog post was contributed by Tamar Ariel, FoEME intern at our Tel Aviv office. On Tuesday September 21, 2010 Friends of Earth Middle East began filming in the Jordan Valley for a short educational movie it is creating about its activities, goals, and successes in Israel, Palestine, and Jordan. Filming will also take place […]