‘Sindyanna of Galilee’: Extending the olive branch between Arabs and Israelis

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Sindyana of Galilee reinvests returns from its locally-produced products back into the community, through empowering Arab women. Image from its website. In 1996 Hadas Lahav, a Jewish Israeli social activist, had a vision: a future of Arab-Israeli coexistence. That same year, through co-founding Sindyanna of Galilee, a female-led social enterprise producing olive oil and other local products, she began to put this dream into practice. Situated in Israel’s north, the company adopts a ground-up approach to enforce positive change in the Palestine-Israel conflict, the Middle East’s most complex cr…

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