Open Call: Looking for Members to join a New Art Forum in Neve Shaanan 1:1 Center for Art and Politics, ARDC (African Refugees Development Center) and Marcel Art Projects NPO are setting up a new creative forum in Neve Shaanan.
People with artistic, cultural, historical and political skills and knowledge are invited to meet, present their work and thoughts and organize events which will take place at 1:1 and in the nearby public space. The forum will provide mentoring, tool
Today we celebrate a double celebration: On the Hebrew calendar we commemorate Purim (14th of Adar Bet) and we celebrate the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
On Purim we wear masks and costumes, embody the broad human diversity, and celebrate a variety of colors and figures. On this day we wear costumes from different clothings, and introduce ourselves as members of other religions and nationalities, enjoy together and discover that basically
We were saddened to discover that the Petah Tikva municipality wants to close the kindergartens that serve the community of asylum seekers in the city, thereby preventing asylum seekers from accessing a right that is granted to any other child of the city. Every child deserves to be educated, regardless of the status or the situation of his parents. This attack joins a previous plan by Rami Greenberg, the new mayor of Petah Tikva, to .establish a hotline where people could re
The time has come to determine the asylum requests of Eritrean citizens!
Kate Gilmore, United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, stated in the UN Human Rights Committee that despite the signing of a peace treaty with Ethiopia, the human rights situation in Eritrea remains horrible: "Conscripts continue to confront open-ended duration of service, far beyond the 18 months stipulated in law and often under abusive conditions, which may include the use of tortur
During the wonderful Women's Day celebration organized by EWCC and ARDC, a group of racist extremists, led by Shefi Paz, blocked the entrance with a loud and violent demonstration. Their intention was to sabotage the event. During the demonstration, Shefi Paz's supporters blocked a bystander and photographed her against her will. Tom Alon, who ARDC's Community Developer, was injured by them and required medical attention. Shefi Paz's followers chose to frighten and incite vio
Today, we had a very special morning: a breakfast where 30 leading professionals, representing successful companies, sat alongside 30 of the most talented figures from the refugee community: graduates, masters students, programmers and developers, accountants, activists, designers, artists, dreamers, and leaders. The term ‘Refugee ’ or ‘asylum seeker’ does not define who a person is, nor is it their identity. Rather, it describes a life circumstance. Each day our organization