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The Effect of Tourism on Island Nations

Travel and tourism contributed $7.6 trillion to the global economy in 2016. Not billions -- trillions! According to the United Nations’ World Tourism Organization, the worldwide tourism industry actually surpasses oil exports! According to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), 3.2% of the globe’s economy is driven by tourism. Just above 10 percent of [...]

“Breaking Bread” and Feeding the Hungry with Green Farming Practices

Agriculture has played a central role in shaping world history and the stories in religious texts for thousands of years. Famine and drought have triggered many mass migrations from biblical Israel -- Abraham’s first journey to Egypt was driven by the lack of food and water; famine drove Elimelech and Naomi to Moab, which led [...]

The Environment Knows No Political Borders

Pollution problems in Israel, Gaza and the West Bank are well-known and seem to be getting worse. The World Health Organization has identified high levels of pollutants in all the region’s urban areas. In Gaza, chemical and microbiological contaminants in drinking water are causing health problems. And in the West Bank, there’s an ongoing battle [...]

The Menorah Islands Project continues to ‘build bridges’ around the world

It was just a few short months ago that our umbrella organization, Islands of Peace Inc, received its not-for-profit status. Since then, we’ve been hard at work doing what we do best: building bridges. Collaboration and connection are at the very core of the Menorah Islands Project. Every inch of our artificial island complex is [...]

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World Leaders Know: All Abrahamic Faiths Are Connected To The Middle East’s Holy Sites

It is almost impossible to take a step in the Middle East without bumping into a place with historical and religious importance. Ancient tombs, houses of worship, sites of revelations and prophecies, and even entire cities have been written about in scriptures, accounted for in historical records and held tightly in the collective memories of [...]

The Menorah Islands Projected Selected “Best Story” On Jewish News of Ukraine

The Menorah Islands Project was recently selected as the most popular news story by the Jewish News of Ukraine. Stories were ranked by number of likes, shares and other social media interactions as well as pageviews on the Jewish News of Ukraine’s website. This is not the first time the Menorah Islands Project has been [...]

Islands of Peace Obtains Tax-Exempt Status, Advances Plans For Menorah Islands Project

NEW YORK, Feb. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Islands of Peace Inc, the primary sponsor of the Menorah Islands Project has been recognized as a 501(c)(3) public charity by the Internal Revenue Service, a key milestone as the project continues to share its message of a peaceful future for all people in the Middle East. [...]

The Menorah Islands Project Is Preparing For The Next Phase Of Its Mission

The Menorah Islands Project is not just about pushing human boundaries and scientific advances to build artificial islands in the Mediterranean Sea. At its heart, the project is an idea for peace and cooperation between Arabs and Israelis in the Middle East. The goal is to pursue economic cooperation and shared interests between groups that [...]

The Menorah Islands Project Has Goals That Will Benefit All Of Mankind

The United Abrahamic Family, Inc (TUAFI): Strategy The Menorah Islands Project is not just about pushing human boundaries and scientific advances to build artificial islands in the Mediterranean Sea. At its heart, the project is an idea for peace and cooperation between Arabs and Israelis in the Middle East. The goal is to pursue economic [...]

The Menorah Islands Project Celebrates The Unique Bond Between Architects and Engineers

As we move into the second phase of the Jewish high holy days, the Menorah Islands Project is moving into the second phase of its planning for a series of artificial islands off the coast of Israel. While many people are familiar with the Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashana) and the Day of Atonement (Yom [...]