From the Field
Resolutions Will Not Build Peace: Meredith Rothbart’s Testimony Before the UN Security Council (8869)
We have heard today and over the last few weeks of the continued violence between our two people. It is clear to all who are observing our political reality: Negotiations at the highest diplomatic levels would not result in substantive peace right now.
Undergraduates have embraced social media to take sides on Israel-Palestine. Should we?
Without the involvement of more moderate voices, more ideological and hardline opinions will continue to fill social media with antisemitic and Islamophobic content. In this highly polarized environment, a lack of investment in and preparation for political peace will lead to the failure of any political agreement or treaty, Rosenberg warned.
Unlocking Transformation: Why People-to-People Peacebuilding in Israel/Palestine is more urgent than ever
While the devastation and death inflicted by these asymmetric military exchanges is – of course – tragic, merely focusing on the recurring saber-rattling between Hamas and Israel fails to look beyond the most palpable symptoms of the ongoing struggle for genuine equality, self-determination and peace in Israel/Palestine.
An Imperative for the Hybrid Model in Peacebuilding: Moving Beyond Dialogue at Tech2Peace
Where entrepreneurship and technology intersect, there is an oft-obscure space that presents opportunities for peacebuilding. In Israel-Palestine, this space is harnessed by organizations that actively bring together Israelis and Palestinians in pursuit of a peace that relies on conditions beyond the conventional foundations of mutual understanding and co-existence.
How to Support People-to-People Peacebuilding: Meredith Rothbart’s Testimony to the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee
Through passing MEPPA into law, you have demonstrated an understanding that peace between the Israelis and Palestinians must be built strategically, between the people themselves who are at war with one another, living right next to each other.