From Roosevelt Islander: Doctor Jack Resnick on the Ride

Originally posted at Roosevelt Islander as Follow Roosevelt Island’s Doctor Jack Resnick On A Bicycle Trip Of Israel With The Arava Institute – Israelis, Arabs, Jews, Christians & Muslims Working To Save The Environment

Roosevelt Island’s Doctor Jack Resnick is participating in his third 300-mile bicycle trek across Israel together with 130 other people. They are raising money to support the Arava Institute, an ecological educational institution in the Israeli desert that works to promote peace between Arabs and Jews. The Arava students are drawn from both populations and they spend a year living and studying together about protecting the environment. Doctor Resnick says that most importantly, the students learn how to live together.

Continue reading for lots of pictures and a great play by play from the Doctor’s perspective.

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