Earlier this month we honored the life and memory of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin with a week of activities that focused on the need for all Israeli citizens to agree to come together to breathe life into our country’s democracy.
This was the seventh year in a row in which the Akko Educators’ Kibbutz has run the “Rabin Remembrance Tent”. It is part of our effort to establish a shared calendar of events for Akko that shapes a culture for the city that embraces all of its res
One of the highlights of the Remembrance Tent this year was a special event we held at the Educators’ Kibbutz building for nearly a hundred 18-year-olds who are living and volunteering in Akko for a year before their military service. These young men and women come from all over Israel to dedicate a year of their lives to living together, learning and giving back to the community before they enlist. We brought together participants from a range of different frameworks to enga
We opened the month with the fourth annual “Here on Earth” performance, arranged and produced by The Jam. Here on Earth, invites Akko locals from all walks of life to come together to perform, participate, and collaborate in a cultural evening for the entire community. Through music, poetry and other creative means women and men, Arabs and Jews, young and old, shared what it means to live in the mixed city of Akko; to tolerate and celebrate the other, and to be active democra