Hadas Lahav is the executive director of Sindyanna of Galilee, an association that provides employment for Arab women and produces local olive oil.
Sindyanna of Galilee
received first prize in the recent "First Harvest" competition put on by the Israel Olive Grower's Association
herself has been engaged in social activities since the age of 20.
During the Yom Kippur War, many people in her
surrounding area were wounded.
and everyone whom she
knew started feeling very insecure, and Lahav
realized that if she
did not find a way to live in peace with Arabs, she
would not be able to remain in Israel.
In 1997, together with seven other people, both Jews and Arabs, Lahav established Sindyanna of Galilee.