In the 36th session the members of the ME 2.0 – Palestinian Israeli Young Business Leaders Forum, visited the Palestinian village of Battir, whose ancient landscape and water irrigation system was recently announced as a world heritage site by UNESCO. The study tour included a two hours hike on an ancient “trade route” from BeitJalah to Battir village, with watch tours, caves and tombs from the Roman and early Byzantine period along the route.
During the last few years antisemitism is on the rise in Europe. Violent manifestations and physical assaults against Jewish citizens became commonplace. Even more significant, is the sharp rise
The 35th session of the bilateral forum took place in the Google premises in the impressive Electra Tower in Tel Aviv. The group was hosted by Google CEO, Meir Brand, with whom the forum members discussed different aspects of entrepreneurship, the world of internet
In mid of December 2014 the Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies (JIIS) together with the Jerusalem Office of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Liberty hosted a panel discussion on the topic of the effects of the Socio-Political Situation and Policy on the Escalation of Violence in East Jerusalem.
On November 28th the members of the ME 2.0 Palestinian-Israeli Young Business Leaders Forum met for their 34th session and discussed “The Prospects of Dialogue Activities in Times of Political Deadlock”
At the end of November the Jerusalem Office of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Liberty conducted together with the Forum for Liberal Thinking and a Druze Liberal Group a weekend Seminar in Tiberias on the topic
Greeting Card : Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
On November 26th 2014 the Jerusalem Office of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Liberty welcomed all the Foundation’s Palestinian Alumni who took part in the Foundation’s seminars, workshops, study tours and ex-scholarship holders.
This yearly conference took place this year in Amman, Jordan on 18 & 19 November 2014. The title of conference was “Economic Freedom & the Public Sector”. One Palestinian participated in this conference, Mr. Mohanad Hijjawi, Trade in Services Specialist at Palestine Trade Center – Paltrade.
In the light of the rising tensions between Israelis and Palestinians, Walter Klitz, head of the Jerusalem office of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Liberty, was invited to participate in a German TV show (Planet Wissen) to share his impressions and knowledge about the recent incidents and developments in the region as well as about the work of the foundation in this conflict area.