In January of 2018, students of the Bara’em Hi-Tech Program at Givat Haviva were invited to a meeting of the Finance Committee of the Knesset on the subject of "Hi-Tech Entrepreneurship in Arab Society", initiated by MK Dr. Ahmad Tibi. Participants included Mohammad Darawshe - Director of Givat Haviva’s Center for Equality and Shared Society, Joseph Jabareen - Director of Givat Haviva's Bara'em High-Tech Program, and about 50 student participants.

Other participants included Israel's Minister of Science, Ophir Akunis (Likud), MK Aida Touma-Suleiman (Joint List), Tsofen (High Technology Centers) CEO Sami Saadi, and Jordana Kotler, Government Relations and Communications Director for Facebook-Israel .