First off, Happy 2018! We hope that you all had a great start to the New Year as we close out January and we can’t wait to move forward with you all for the rest of the year.
The core event of the Leon Charney Resolution Center: the Congress Peace Simulation, is now in the making and will be taking place from February 21-22 for its 2ndyear in a row, and for what we plan to make a yearly tradition. The simulation is lead by Dr. Sapir Handelman, and will include 70 participating EMIS students from Israel, Palestine and 40 other countries from all over the world. The students will be divided into two delegations, one Israeli, and one Palestinian. The goal of the simulation is for both delegations to come to an agreement by the end of the event.
Click here to watch the highlights of last years simulation
Am Sagol - Jan 3rd- 6th
In the first week of January, Am Sagol had its first collaboration with the Charney Resolution Center. The Center generously hosted Am Sagol’s 14th “Yesodot Workshop” promoting awareness, responsibility, commitment, social involvement, and leadership. Over 25 participants attended the intense 4-day workshop.
Am Sagol is a non–profit organization, with a primary goal of promoting social involvement and leadership in Israeli society.
"We would like to thank the Charney Resolution Center and EMIS. This collaboration definitely brought Am Sagol one step closer to achieving its vision." - Am Sagol
Mediation Course Opening - Jan 23rd
Today we opened a mediation course with 26 EMIS students. Mediation is a language in and of itself, and is a crucial tool for reaching dually beneficial results in conflict resolution. Our vision is to eventually open a mediation center in the school, where the course's graduates will help their peers to resolve conflicts and disputes in an effective and respectful way.
The Charney Resolution Center opened this course in partnership with the Gevim Group - if you're interested in learning more about their program, check them out here.
Umm El Fahem Gallery - Jan 23rd
EMIS Art Classes students had a special experience visiting Umm el Fahem Gallery. The Gallery founder Said Abu-Shakra and his team hosted the students for a gallery tour, and a workshop, in which the students created art inspired by the Gallery current exhibition. See more students artwork on our Journal.
Forum Devorah - Jan 26th
On Friday, January 26th, at their annual gala, the Forum Devorah organization presented their 2nd annual Leon Charney legacy award to Dina Zilber, the Deputy Attorney General (right). She received the award for her dedicated work standing against the exclusion of women in Israel.
The award was handed to her by former Knesset member, Eti Livni (center), and brigadier general, Orit Adato (left). For more, go to our journal.
ZAZ 10TS at Mishkenot Sha'anim Gallery
We’re also announcing that the video art project, 24/7 by ZAZ10TS that was shown in Times Square last month is coming to the Mishkenot Sha’ananim gallery in Jerusalem from February until May 2018. If you'd like more information on the project as well as to watch all of the artists' work, visit zaz10ts.com.
ZAZ 10 Times Square 24:7 New York
Hoping for a successful year and for all of you to follow us with excitement and interest.