Diversity Network

During the events of our project we came across and got to know a great range of organizations and educators from Germany and Israel, that have diverse professional backgrounds and are in different ways engaged in issues of diversity-conscious and discriminatory-sensitive education, youth work and exchange. Our declared aim is to connect the dots of a German-Israeli educational network that actively deepens the consciousness of democratic values in youth work and exchange projects.

Therefore, we are going to introduce several organizations from Israel and Germany in the section Diversity Network to convey an impression of the great variety of our partners and current subjects in this field of work. We are furthermore posting comments, articles and presentations of our partners.

“Highlighting a Range of Inner-Israeli Perspectives …” – Young Forum (Ruhr) of the German-Israeli Association

“Highlighting a Range of Inner-Israeli Perspectives …” – Young Forum (Ruhr) of the German-Israeli Association

Jonas Heidebrecht, a trainee teacher in art and philosophy, is a founding member of the Young Forum – Ruhr. As part of the German-Israeli Association (Deutsch-Israelische Gesellschaft, DIG), it is committed to strengthening relations between both countries. Jonas took part in two professional seminars of our “Living Diversity” project. We spoke with him for our…

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(Hi)stories of a District

(Hi)stories of a District

Germany has always been an immigration country. But it is only in the last two decades that the country considers its multicultural character as an integral part of its society. During our conference in November we opened the floor for a discussion around impulses for action in order to empower a productive and accepting coexistence…

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On Shared Existence in the Negev

On Shared Existence in the Negev

This week we talked with Jamal Alkirnawi, executive director of the organization “A New Dawn in the Negev”. Jamal has been part of two programs in the frame of the project “Living Diversity in Germany and Israel” and he shared with us his thoughts on the importance of diversity-conscious education in his organization as well…

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