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Palestinian Bus Driver Finds $10,000 and Returns it to Jewish Owner

Despite the apparent cultural or religious differences, this Palestinian bus driver did not hesitate to return $10,000 in cash to the Jewish man who had lost it. The 35-year-old driver, Ramadan Jamjoum, was piloting the 422 line from Jerusalem to the Orthodox city of Bnei Brak when the incident occurred. Jamjoum told

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The First Self-Defense Studio in the Middle East that Teaches Women to Fight Back

Women in the Middle East have always been conditioned to believe that they have to be the victims of violence and abuse – but not anymore. That’s because SheFighter, an exclusively female martial arts studio in Jordan, is the first Middle Eastern organization that teaches women how to defend themselves.

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Jewish Nurse Breastfeeds Palestinian Baby While Mother is Hospitalized

This Jewish nurse wasn’t about to let religion get in the way of a baby boy’s livelihood. The baby’s mother was injured in a head-on car collision in Jerusalem on Friday, while the father was killed instantly. The boy, Yaman Abu Ramila, was then taken to the hospital by paramedics

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Nature Conservation Becomes Bridge to Peace in the Middle East

Loss of biodiversity is a major challenge in today’s world, as is the quest for peace in the Middle East. But these scientists believe the efforts to conserve natural resources present opportunities to find common ground between former foes, building trust and renewed hope for peace. “Nature can build bridges between nations,”

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Nature Conservation Becomes Bridge to Peace in the Middle East

Loss of biodiversity is a major challenge in today’s world, as is the quest for peace in the Middle East. But these scientists believe the efforts to conserve natural resources present opportunities to find common ground between former foes, building trust and renewed hope for peace. “Nature can build bridges between nations,”

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IKEA to Start Selling Homemade Textiles by Refugees

The beloved Swedish furniture company plans to start selling textiles made by refugees, providing over 200 jobs for displaced individuals by 2019. The workers will mostly be Syrian refugee women currently sheltered in Jordan. IKEA is working with local women’s organizations to ensure flexible working hours to accommodate employees supporting

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