Strategic dimensions of an area, explanation on the geopolitical circumstances of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on viewpoint Alphei Menashe by the Spokesmen of the Israel Defence Forces
InnovatioNation Tours: Security and Politics
Gain insight into Israel’s conflicts of borders, water and homeland security, and experience the lives of those living in Palestinian villages beyond the security barrier. Keshet Journeys presents the major geopolitical concerns of the region, the complex steps taken to deal with them, and the impact on the locals on both sides of the conflict.
Drive to the site of the new Palestinian city Rawabi and meet with developer Bashar El Masri to discuss and view one of the more significant Palestinian responses to a new sense of peoplehood and desire for statehood
Also on this tour
Meet Israeli soldiers, young guys that are responsible for Israel’s safety on Israel’s northern border with Lebanon. An on-site briefing regarding Israel’s security challenges concerning the Iranian supported Hezbollah in Southern Lebanon.
Visit to the Barkan industrial area of Ariel with 170 factories, 6000 employees, where Israelis and Palestinians are working hand in hand
Explore why Jerusalem plays a major role in Middle East politics. Tour the Jewish and Arab neighborhoods of East Jerusalem, have a panoramic view from the Haas Promenade, pass the Security Fence and Wall separating Jerusalem from Bethlehem, exit Bethlehem on the south side and drive to Efrat, an Israeli village south of Bethlehem
Outlook from Mount Bental over Syria. Discussion about the relevance of the Golan Heights, the upcoming of the Islamic State and the geopolitical dimensions of the Middle East.
How do the principles of the rule of law relate to combating terrorism? A visit to the Israeli Supreme Court. Meeting with a former judge and discussion on legal dilemmas.
A visit to the Knesset, the Israeli parliament. Meeting with Knesset Members. Discover the essence of the Israeli democracy and the role and responsibilities of the Knesset. The tour also relates to the principle art works in the Knesset building.
Meet the Interfaith Panel for Sustainable Development. This interreligious panel consisting of christians, Jews and muslims presents different perspectives on subject like coexistence and Jerusalem as a holy city.
Visit the Palestinian University Birzeit, Birzeit was the first university to be established in the Palestinian Authority. Tour the campus and meet with Palestinian students
Meeting with journalists from Al-Jazeera in their Ramallah-office about media coverage and journalistic independence in the Palestinian Authority