NEWSLETTER 2018 JUNE

Summer Break is Here


Dear Friends,

While the students are on their summer break, the Charney Resolution Center continues with its pro peace initiatives and partnering with like-minded organizations both nationally and internationally in order to achieve our goals. 

Our First Official Ambassador

*CRC = Charney Resolution Center

As we mentioned in our previous newsletters, one of our goals is to nurture our graduates into CRC and EMIS ambassadors. As ambassadors, the graduates will represent the center and its mission as they go to make a difference in communities all over the world. 

On May 6, In Turkey, CRC Ambassador Alper Üstüntaşco organized and spoke at the “TEDxGolbasi: Speaking the Unspoken”  event on his experience and inspiration from EMIS and the Charney Resolution Center. 

“The kids who I met there had enough potential to fight against the prejudices they faced and a talent of mediation to solve conflicts between humans, and in the future, between nations”- Alper Üstüntaşco | To read the full speech, click HERE

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Roaming The Skies Again

As part of a nation-wide project called “Taking Israeli Raptors Under our Wing”, CRC partnered with the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI) and sponsored the Eagle Project. The purpose of the project is to increase the population of vultures and eagles in Israel that has declined over the last few decades. Watch the video below about 11 EMIS students learning more about the program and setting the one of the eagles free with a GPS tracking device so that they can follow his route.

University of Haifa

The Charney Resolution Center would like to congratulate Tzili Charney on receiving her Honorary Doctorate in Philosophy, Honoris Causa from the University of Haifa. We would also like to congratulate David Grossman, Prof. Irun Cohen, Prof. Lee Shulman, Prof. Steven Haberman, Prof. Nili Cohen as well on receiving their Honorary Doctorates. 

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The New Fund for Cinema and TV in Marrekesh Morocco

This month in Marrakesh, Morocco, the final pitching forum event of a development program for The New Fund for Cinema and TV took place and was sponsored by The Charney Resolution Center among others.  Read more about NFCT and the development program at the nfct.org.il website. 

 L-R: Tzili Charney, Dorit Inbar, NFCT Executive Director, Bruni Burres-producer & senior consultant, sundance institute, USA, Margje de Koning, Chief Commissioning Editor of documentaries EO, JDocs & IKONdocs

L-R: Tzili Charney, Dorit Inbar, NFCT Executive Director, Bruni Burres-producer & senior consultant, sundance institute, USA, Margje de Koning, Chief Commissioning Editor of documentaries EO, JDocs & IKONdocs

ZAZ10TS New Show “Sara Berman: Between Community and Commerce”

In Times Square, New York, ZAZ10TS is pleased to present an exhibition of lint on canvas works by London-based artist Sara Berman (b.1975). Titled: Between Community and Commerce, the exhibition presents works that explore Berman’s interest in repetition, textiles and patterning, in addition to her deeply held curiosity in social and cultural signifiers, in this case the intimacy of the body in a world of consumption and commerce. 

The opening is on July 11th, 2018 and you are all invited to join us at the opening reception from 6-8PM (RSVP HERE). The art installation is on view at 10 Times Square (1441 Broadway, New York, New York) until September 4th.  

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Forum Devorah Event

On June 15, The Charney Resolution Center hosted Forum Devorah for a morning of fascinating presentations by architect and Planet A Design president, Tamar Warburg. Her presentations were on how in today’s world we can design and build public spaces in accordance with environmental awareness and social values, while developing our cities to be independent, sustainable and resilient in times of crisis. 

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