The Center for a Shared Society at Givat Haviva


Givat Haviva is a non-profit organization founded in 1949 as the national education center of the Kibbutz Federation in Israel. It is dedicated to promoting mutual responsibility, civic equality and cooperation between divided groups in Israel as the foundation for building a shared future and shared society – critical elements of a sustainable and thriving Israeli democracy.


The Center for a Shared Society in Givat Haviva, aims to build an inclusive, socially cohesive society in Israel by engaging divided communities in collective action towards the advancement of a sustainable, thriving Israeli democracy based on mutual responsibility, civic equality and a shared vision of the future. read more...

News and Events

The Roadmap Plan: A Path to an Improved Reality 01/09/2018 15:12 “Both the Jewish and the Arab populations want to be able to lead a life of coexistence, sharing a common vision of community, and this is what we saw in our polling,” says Yaniv Sagee, who serves as the Executive Director of Givat Haviva, Center for a Shared Society.
  THE COMINGS AND GOINGS of DECEMBER 2017 07/26/2017 16:43 As 2017 draws to an end, and as the days begin to get a little lighter longer, we also bade farewell to the Givat Haviva International Department and welcomed inclusion in the newly created CoLab, Givat Haviva ....
A letter from our Executive Director 11/16/2017 14:37 Our journey towards the establishment of a shared and equal society reached new heights this week, when we presented to the Israeli Knesset the "Roadmap to a Shared Society" which we have been working on for the past two years...
ADOPTING THE ROAD MAP FOR A SHARED SOCIETY 01/02/2018 13:37 The education system today must be the spearhead of transformation, as educators are our most significant change agents.
HANUKAH LIGHT UNTO THE PAST IN PRESENT TIMES 12/17/2017 10:01
Archaeology of the Future 12/05/2017 22:09 New Exibition. For further information...
Brave initiatives springing from the grassroots! 10/26/2017 10:32 Meeting of the Palestinian Committee for Interaction with Israeli Society with the management of Givat Haviva to discuss possible avenues of cooperation.
Planting the seeds of respect, one teenager at a time 09/03/2017 10:21 The New York Times recently featured teenage reflections about the state of American values. Across the ideological spectrum, young people voiced principled opinions about faith, social justice and democracy. Youthful engagement bodes well for the future.