A nation’s voices

As you all know EMIS consists of 20% Israelis, 20% Palestinians, and 60% Internationals. We all have different political opinions and thoughts on global issues and, of course, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. But even though we disagree on many questions and there are sometimes heated debates, some opinions are not represented in this school. I am... Continue Reading →

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Behind the Scenes of Borders Week

“Are there any volunteers to help us organize Borders Week?” These were the words our principal, Gili Roman said in one of the CARDO meetings as a weekly announcement. Those words started the long journey of twelve students to create a three-day trip to emphasise the school’s mission. There were five borders altogether, Jordan, Gaza... Continue Reading →

Advice for Applicants

Dear applicants, We all have been in this long but very exciting process of applying into EMIS. We know what it feels like and this is why we decided to come here with some few tips that may help you during the whole application process. Here are ten tips that all of us came up... Continue Reading →

YOCOPAS Overview

Day 1: The first day of YOCOPAS was full of bonding activities within the family groups. We had the chance to connect to other students from other countries by personal introduction as well as some interesting and funny activities. Then, we moved to the Cardo area for the Bkind workshop. A representative from the organisation... Continue Reading →

An Unexpected Meet at EMIS

Suzie Alexander has everything that used to be my zone of fear a few years ago: spirituality and kindness. I feared spiritual sensitiveness because it might be the root of vulnerability. I feared kindness  because sometimes, being kind equals being used. Growing up in a rat race, I have encountered many occasions when my nature... Continue Reading →

Interview with Alexander Brakel

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation is funding YOCOPAS. What is the reason for doing so? What do you find interesting in this initiative of the school? The decision was taken by my predecessor, so I cannot exactly say what his reasons were, but I am pretty sure they are the same reasons why I would fund... Continue Reading →

Haifa Trip

On the 2nd and 3rd of October, approximately 100 students from grade ten and eleven of both the Cambridge and IB program from EMIS had their very first trip of the school year to Haifa – the third largest city of Israel. The trip left students with ever-lasting memories with friends and school staff and... Continue Reading →

YOCOPAS Opening Ceremony

All aboard the YOCOPAS airplane. More than fifty nationalities represented by EMIS students, ambassadors from Turkey, Guatemala, European Union, Union of the Mediterranean, guests, proud parents, students from Palestine, Spain, Denmark, amongst many others boarded the YOCOPAS airlines flight. All these people from different corners of the world, gathered in the same auditorium, with the... Continue Reading →

Peace Day 2017

Peace day. It is celebrated on the 21st of September and it is a day where people try to strengthen the ideals of peace among nations and people. As this goal tries to pierce into the bubbles everyone is living in and reminds us about how important the dream of peace is, EMIS decided to... Continue Reading →

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