ISRAEL – PALESTINE

Sanctity in the Israel-Palestine Conflict

In his interview with Israeli TV Channel 10, ICG Analyst Ofer Zalzberg calls for an inclusion of  religious leaders in – what he terms – political conversations about the Israeli-Palestine conflict. “We have to find another way to address sanctity in the conflict and accept it that there are large publics on both sides that attribute deep sanctity […]


“Holding on to the Possibility of Israeli-Palestinian Peace: Tips From a Conflict Resolution Expert”

Haaretz interview with Herbert Kelman, by Amir Tibon (Washington) Mar 27, 2017 12:47 PM Herbert Kelman has been bringing together Israelis and Palestinians for decades in hope of finding and compromise. ‘I’ve never believed any of this is easy, but you’ve got to keep a sense of possibility, otherwise what’s the use of trying.’


Developing a Complex Understanding of the Political Religious Conflicts over the Holy Land (2015 – ongoing)

In 2015, the Herbert C. Kelman Institute initiated a new project , “Developing a Complex Understanding of the Political Religious Conflicts over the Holy Land”. The aim of the work is to create opportunities for a better understanding of the religious and political issues around the Holy Esplanade and the wider Holy Land.


New Visions and Strategies for a Sustainable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

New Visions and Strategies for a Sustainable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

The need for creative approaches to resolving the protracted Israeli-Palestinian conflict has never been more urgent. Traditional approaches to a Two State solution have not been adequate to the task. Yet a One State solution approach leaves many significant issues unresolved, in particular questions of citizenship and equality under the law. Over the course of […]


Rebuilding Trust in Negotiations (2011-2013)

Rebuilding Trust in Negotiations (2011-2013)

As a scholar and practitioner Herbert C. Kelman has focused intensively on the Israeli Palestinian conflict for many years. The core of this work has been the facilitation of dialogue between politically influential Israelis and Palestinians close to the centre of the political mainstream. The aim of this dialogue was to promote movement toward a […]