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The third annual Global Awareness Investigation Action (GAIA) research trip to the Czech Republic

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Sidreh Sales and Lectures
in Germany

November 7–14, 2014

Desert Daughter workshop at WBAIS

January 16, 2015

GAIA Symposium

February 26, 2015

GAIA Spring Camp

March 2–8, 2015

Cambodia Service Learning

March 28–April 4, 2015


GAIA students learn about native and invasive species in the Czech Republic

October 13, 2014

The third annual Global Awareness Investigation Action (GAIA) research trip to the Czech Republic was held October 8–12, 2014 in Prague and the surrounding areas. GAIA high school students from Walworth Barbour American International School (WBAIS) in Israel joined GAIA high school students from Gymnázium Arabská and Gymnázium Botičská in the Czech Republic for a week of learning and research.

GAIA and Jisr az-Zarqa students work together on International Coastal Clean Up Day

September 21, 2014

A new and exciting long term partnership for GAIA students and Makif High School students in Jisr az-Zarqa.

Honoring the 2014 Na'amat Technological High School Graduates

May 7, 2014

Roughly 90 students from the All-Girls Na'amat Technological High School in Nazareth have overcome considerable odds to graduate in 2014. The girls have limited opportunity to travel within Israel or meet students from other segments of society. The prospect of being honored for their courage and achievement motivates them during difficult times when they are tempted to drop out of school. Additionally, they receive an opportunity to spend a day at the Walworth Barbour American International School in Even Yehuda, mingling with students from a range of countries and backgrounds. Likewise, the international students normally do not get to meet students from Nazareth.

As the WBAIS tradition of hosting and honoring the Na'amat students deepens, students from both schools develop understanding, bonds of friendship and on their own begin to initiate reciprocal visits. We are grateful to both sides for their warm hospitality and openness to get to know the other side.