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In a challenging environment, Marcia’s Light organizes joint study programs between female students at Al-Qasemi College of Education (Arab) and Shalem College (Jewish).

By pwsadmin / February 16, 2024 /

The program involves a series of workshops and gatherings to understand the challenges and opportunities women face within Arab and Jewish communities and the broader society in Israel. The program seeks to empower participants to learn about each other’s culture, bond with each other and bring about a more communicative, mutually respectful environment.  

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Marcia’s Light Sponsors Israel/Palestine Discussion Workshop at Annual Conference of Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom

By pwsadmin / November 19, 2023 / Comments Off on Marcia’s Light Sponsors Israel/Palestine Discussion Workshop at Annual Conference of Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom

Marica’s Light supports dialog and relationship-building among peace-minded people of different backgrounds, addressing challenging subjects. The Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom was created to foster trust, respect, and relationships between Muslim and Jewish women of all ages. Its members stand up for one another; educate each other about their faiths and cultural practices; engage social justice…

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Organizing a Summer Camp Program among Students of Different Backgrounds in the North of Israel

By pwsadmin / July 29, 2023 / Comments Off on Organizing a Summer Camp Program among Students of Different Backgrounds in the North of Israel

Together with ATID Education and School Ltd,. Maricia’s Light designed a summer camp program among students ages 15-16, involving joint experiential activities that facilitate mutual exploration and appreciation of each other’s cultures. The program took place in various venues in the north of Israel, where lower income Jews, Muslims, Christians and Druze people live. Approximately…

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Teaming up with Youth Community Outreach Program (Y-COP) and Bet Am Shalom Synagogue, Marcia’s Light brings Black and Jewish children together.

By pwsadmin / April 3, 2023 / Comments Off on Teaming up with Youth Community Outreach Program (Y-COP) and Bet Am Shalom Synagogue, Marcia’s Light brings Black and Jewish children together.

Collaborating with Henry Wilson, Donna Brown and others at Y-COP and Lisa Jacobs, Rabbi Lester Bronstein and others at Bet Am Shalom, Marcia’s Light helps to demystify the Black and Jewish experience for children of each background, helping to stem stereotypes and create the conditions for relationships to form.

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Theater program of the Marcia Light Foundation

Marcia’s Light Organizes Theatre Program involving Israeli Arab and Jewish Middle School Students

By pwsadmin / February 26, 2023 / Comments Off on Marcia’s Light Organizes Theatre Program involving Israeli Arab and Jewish Middle School Students

Guided by their teachers, the students will collaborate to write a play and perform it, learning about performing arts, acting and signing. They will learn in Arabic and Hebrew and bring together the richness of each other’s cultures.

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Organizing Program bringing together African American and Jewish Children

Organizing Program bringing together African American and Jewish Children.

By pwsadmin / February 26, 2023 / Comments Off on Organizing Program bringing together African American and Jewish Children.

Marcia’s Light is collaborating with Bet Am Shalom Synagogue (White Plains, NY) and the Youth Community Outreach Program (Mount Vernon NY), bringing Black and Jewish students together to learn about each other cultures and develop friendships. This multi-faceted, age-appropriate program will be carefully designed to by Lisa Jacobs, Director of Family Education and Engagement at…

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Team building football program

Bringing Together Arab and Jewish Middle School Students for a 6-Month Team-building Football (Soccer) Program

By pwsadmin / December 20, 2022 / Comments Off on Bringing Together Arab and Jewish Middle School Students for a 6-Month Team-building Football (Soccer) Program

Every two weeks, Marcia’s Light organized meetings between two middle schools — one Arab and one Jewish. In each meeting, each team will learn the language and culture of the other team and will train together to enhance their team- and relationship-building skills, football as a centerpiece. There are 40 participants, 20 from each school,…

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Dr. Rodayna Badir, a principal of Marcia’s Light, Speaks at Prestigious International Holocaust Conference

By pwsadmin / November 7, 2022 / Comments Off on Dr. Rodayna Badir, a principal of Marcia’s Light, Speaks at Prestigious International Holocaust Conference

On Novenber 16, 2022 Dr. Rodayna Badir, a principal of Marcia’s Light Foundation and lecturer of Al-Qassami Acadmic College (Baka Al-Gharvia, Israel), willl be speaking at a prestigious international conference entitled “Reflective Culture of Holocaust Remembrance Education, Global Perspectives and Challenges”.  She will be among panelists discussing “The Abraham Accords and Teaching the Holocaust in…

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Marcias Light Foundation, Inc. collaborating with Al Qasemi

Marcia’s Light at Al-Qasemi Academic College, Israel

By pwsadmin / August 25, 2022 / Comments Off on Marcia’s Light at Al-Qasemi Academic College, Israel

Marcia’s Light will be collaborating with Al-Qasemi, an Arab college, in designing programs to bring together Arab-Muslim and Jewish college students together, building upon the highly successful pilot program conducted in 2021.

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Marcias Light at Arab-Jewish Youth Center in Jaffa, Israel

Marcia’s Light at Arab-Jewish Youth Center in Jaffa, Israel.

By pwsadmin / August 21, 2022 / Comments Off on Marcia’s Light at Arab-Jewish Youth Center in Jaffa, Israel.

Marcia’s Light Foundation will be designing programs with the Center to help Arab and Jewish youth at risk (ages 14-18).

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