CRE Hosts Young Life Leaders from West Bank & Israel

In order to build a brighter future, we must invest in the future. On December 3rd, CRE hosted 17 Palestinian young leaders from Young Life organization for a one day program titled “Effective Leadership in a Changing Society.” Hailing from Jenin, Bethlehem, and Nazareth, participants engaged and were exposed to a wide range of leadership … Continue reading CRE Hosts Young Life Leaders from West Bank & Israel

University of California Students Explore Middle East Conflict

This summer, the Center for Regional Engagement hosted two delegations of student leaders from the University of California and University of Glasgow in Scotland in partnership with the Olive Tree Initiative. In total, over fifty student leaders and faculty of various backgrounds and views took part in three week educational programs visiting Israel, the West … Continue reading University of California Students Explore Middle East Conflict

CRE Regional Director Meets with President Mahmoud Abbas

This month, CRE’s Regional Director of the West Bank and Gaza, Raed Hanania, met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. During the one hour meeting, Mr. Hanania had the opportunity to hear directly from President Abbas his vision for the future of the region, and also to introduce the President to the work of CRE. President … Continue reading CRE Regional Director Meets with President Mahmoud Abbas

East Jerusalem School Teachers Explore Narratives in CRE Visit

People often say that education is the road to a better future, and we couldn’t agree more. Often times though, teachers are one of the most under appreciated assets of a society. On April 1st, CRE was privileged to host a one day women’s empowerment program in partnership with Issawiya School of East Jerusalem, titled … Continue reading East Jerusalem School Teachers Explore Narratives in CRE Visit