In an impoverished Israeli Arab town, women are learning the ABCs of leadership
A leadership project in Jisr al-Zarqa aims to redress an appalling lack of literacy among local women, and to encourage their activism and involvement in local civic affairs.
Every Wednesday afternoon, a group of women from the town of Jisr al-Zarqa, located on the Mediterranean coast near Caesarea, meet, and, with eyes gleaming, dare to dream together of a better future. These women − among them Nadia Najar, Heifa Jourban, Libia Amash, Kfiya Amash and Munira Trukman − are members of the local women’s leadership group, and their dream is both for women in general and also...
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