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Ep. 2: How an Israeli and an Emirati formed Sharaka

Ellie Cohanim sits down for an in-person interview with Amit Deri and Dr. Majid Al Sarrah, co-founders of Sharaka, the Gulf-Israel Center for Social Entrepreneurship.

Normalization agreements between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, as part of the larger Abraham Accords, have opened doors of cooperation and friendship in the Middle East. Ellie Cohanim speaks with two activists, an Israeli and an Emirati, who are working to turn peace between nations into a collaboration between ordinary people.

Hear about how Amit Deri and Dr. Majid Al Sarrahmet, the co-founders of Sharaka, the Gulf-Israel Center for Social Entrepreneurship met one another. These two trailblazers share their journeys toward mutual understanding and their hopes of building a future between people.

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About “Global Perspectives with Ellie Cohanim”:

“Global Perspectives” is Jewish News Syndicate’s newest production. Join former U.S. Deputy Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism at the U.S. Department of State Ellie Cohanim, as she hosts some of the most important geopolitical conversations taking place in the Jewish world today. Cohanim, a sought-after speaker in her own right, interviews heads of state, policymakers, thought leaders and activists, in frank and open discussions.

These conversations provide key insights into critical and time-sensitive issues, including the Iranian nuclear threat, the rise of violent anti-Semitism, anti-Zionist activities, Christian and Muslim support for Israel, and the historic Abraham Accords.

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