Are the dorms shared?
The rooms are divided by gender
Can I apply to more than one seminar?
Yes, but you will only accepted to one seminar, your chances to be accpeted are higher depending on how many you apply to.
How much does the seminar cost?
For Israelis- 380 shekels.West Bank Palestinians 180 shekel.
Are the travel costs to the seminars included?
No. Travel to and from the seminars are not included.
How can I send you the participation fees since I am in Ramallah? Can I pay when I arrive at the seminar?
Yes, if you're from the West Bank, you can pay at arrival
I am from East Jerusalem, how much should I pay for participation fees?
I am Arab Israeli, how much should I pay?
Is previous experience in conflict resolution needed?
No, but we are looking for participants who are willing to share their opinions and experiences.
Do we get meals?
Yes, and you can opt for Kosher, Halal or vegetarian/vegan.
What kind of people are we looking for?
People with high motivation, who are positive, respectful and have a desire to be part of a community beyond the seminar itself.
How many participants will there be?
30 participants in each seminar, equally divided between Arabs and Jews, Palestinians and Israelis.
How long does the permit last for participants from the West Bank?
For the whole period of the seminar, including sleeping at the location of of the seminar.
Do I need to have an academic degree?
No, you need motivation and interest in what we do
Is previous knowledge of high-tech required
No, no previous knowledge is required
I don't know much about technology, should I apply?
Yes, no previous experience is needed
In which language are the seminars conducted?
In English- so at least basic English is required
What is the daily routine in the seminar?
Morning: Hi-tech / dialogue sessions, lunch and then another session of dialogue / hi-tech session. the evening are for interesting activities and guest lectures as well as lots of time to get to know eachother and have fun
Will the technology workshops in the seminar be enough for me to write it on my resume?
Yes. The program is very intensive and the purpose of the tech programs are to boost your career and chances of working in that field in the future.
Can I participate even if I don't like the tech part?
Everyone participates in the tech parts as well, though some of our programs are more art oriented, like animation and 3D design. We also have many interesting entrepreneurs who will come for lectures that are not necessarily related to technology, and more on social entrepreneurship. For some participants, the dialogue is the main part, and for others the tech is.
Will there be time for praying?
Yes, we will make sure anyone who needs to pray will have time to do so.