Karen Faulkner

Karen Faulkner
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Karen Faulkner recently completed a Master's degree in Human Rights and Transitional Justice at Hebrew University, Jerusalem. She made Aliyah in 2006 and lives in Jerusalem. Karen Faulkner recently completed a Master's degree in Human Rights and Transitional Justice at Hebrew University, Jerusalem. She made Aliyah in 2006 and lives in Jerusalem.
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Bosnian president plants tree for hope in Jerusalem’s Grove of Nations 

While on an official visit to Israel this month the President of Bosnia-Herzegovina, Mladen Ivanić, planted a tree in Jerusalem’s Grove of Nations as a symbol of his optimism for peace and as gesture of hope.

US requests extradition of Hamas operative in Jordan

In an entirely unprecedented move, the United States has requested that Jordan extradite a Palestinian terrorist convicted of murdering 15 people in a bombing attack on an Israeli restaurant during the Second Intifada.

Intel buys Israeli company in nation’s largest business deal

In a giant boost for Israel’s high tech industry, The American giant Intel Corporation announced last week that it plans to buy an Israeli advanced technology company, Mobileye, for $15.3 billion.

US envoy meets with both Netanyahu and Abbas

The United States special representative for international negotiations, Jason Greenblatt, visited the region this week to begin working on a peace deal between the Israelis and Palestinians.

Women symposium brings together Jews, Muslims, Christians

A principal aim of the symposium was to “honor women of influence in the Holy Land who have courageously and loyally worked for the downtrodden or those in need.”

Arab Israeli uses music to teach Hebrew, honored by President Rivlin

An Arab Israeli language teacher has delighted Israeli children and adults alike with her uniquely engaging method of teaching Hebrew. Jihan Jayber, who has been an educator for 17 years, helps her pupils to learn Hebrew through singing songs and playing the darbuka in an Arab style.

Declarations on US anti-Semitism wave

The Israeli government received a sharp rebuke this week by one of its own members during an emergency Knesset debate convened to discuss the wave of bomb threats and vandalism being perpetrated against Jewish centers across America.

To the Jew first: Jacob Damkani’s passion for evangelism  

Well known in Israel for his courage and passion to share the gospel, Israeli evangelist Jacob Damkani insists that Christians visitors to Israel can and should also boldly share their faith with the Jewish people.

Ethiopian vision for agriculture in Israel

Two Israeli-Ethiopian brothers, Ya’acov Almo and Uri Ben-Baruch, who immigrated to Israel, have a vision to grow traditional Ethiopian crops, spices and medicinal plants here in the Holy Land.

Hamas-funded East Jerusalem school to be closed down for incitement

After months of joint surveillance by the Israeli Ministry of Education, the Secret Service and Israeli police, it was determined that the al-Nukhaba Elementary School has been promoting incitement against Israeli Jews though a violent, anti-Israel curriculum.

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