Monthly Archives: September 2009

Ford promotes renewable energy

Ford plant to become renewable manufacturing park One of the car maker’s oldest and largest plants is being converted to house clean tech companies Andrew Donoghue, BusinessGreen 11 Sep 2009 A Ford car plant which was recently shut down as … Continue reading

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More water less conflict

Analysis: Shebaa Farms key to Levant hydro-diplomacy Photo: Hugh Macleod/IRIN Farmers in Lebanon’s eastern Bekaa Valley, where outdated irrigation systems causes water shortages despite the country’s above-average rainfall BEIRUT, 10 September 2009 (IRIN) – The politics of the Israeli-occupied Shebaa … Continue reading

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Arabs must accept Jewish sovereignty

What prevents peace? From Arab perspective, Jewish sovereignty, self-determination are anathema By Moshe Dann, YNet News, September 7, 2009 For Arabs, Israel’s "occupation" of Judea, Samaria (the West Bank) and Gaza in 1967 and subsequent settlement is only part of … Continue reading

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Jobs for coexistence

Sign Of Hope Among Arab-Jewish Troubles by Gary Rosenblatt Editor And Publisher, The Jewish Week, September 1, 2009 Defying stereotypes, three Mideast officials who work closely together — an Israeli mayor, Israeli Arab deputy mayor and Palestinian official of Fatah … Continue reading

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Energy for peace

A solar-powered COMET lights up Palestinian homes By Karin Kloosterman , Israel 21C,  September 2, 2009 As it succeeds in bringing electricity to off-grid Palestinian communities, the Israeli COMET project sends a clear message that Israeli-Palestinian cooperation can work.Palestinians in … Continue reading

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Boycotts will hinder progress

Neve Gordon’s divisive Op-Ed Ben-Gurion University’s president responds to one of her professor’s call for a boycott of Israel. By Rivka Carmi, LA Times, September 1, 2009 “Today, the laboratory that I founded at Ben-Gurion University is working with Bedouin, … Continue reading

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