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Two WAS-NS residents counted as "most influential activists"

Wednesday 10 January 2018

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Yedioth Ahronoth (Israel’s most popular newspaper) places two members of Wahat al-Salam - Neve Shalom on its list of 50 most influential social activists of 2017.

Samah Salaime is listed as one of the top ten activists for her contribution in leading the struggle for gender equality and for ending violence against women in Arab society. Samah founded the association Arab Women at the Center, writes for Local Call/ +972 Magazine and is frequently called on by news media to comment on social issues. In Wahat al-Salam - Neve Shalom, she serves as director of the Communications and Development office.

Amit Kitain was listed by the journal as one of 40 additional notable activists, on account of his role as a social activist for the rights of citizens in peripheral communities. Amit directs the Center for Social Rights in the Negev. He grew up in Wahat al-Salam - Neve Shalom and today serves on the board of its association of educational institutions.

In Wahat al-Salam we are proud of our members of and their significant achievements in every field. They are a proof that living and developing a joint Jewish-Palestinian community based on equality and peace, serves to advance also social, economic and scientific excellence.

Yedioth Ahronot article about Samah Salaime
Full article about the activists

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