Mapping Sources of Mutual Distrust in Palestinian and Israeli Societies and Politics: role of education, daily life experiences, and exposure to violence
by: Dr. Roby Nathanson, Henry Fishman, Prof. Daniel Bar Tal, Dr. Ephraim Lavie, Phd, Tsafrir Goldberg, Porat Peretz
Palestinians and Israelis distrust and fear each other. Evidence from joint Palestinian-Israeli survey research indicates that distrust and fear are detrimental to peace-making. It is suspected that school education, daily life experiences-- including economic costs related to the continuation of the status quo-- and exposure to mutual violence are critical sources that contribute to the very high levels of distrust and fear.
by: Dr. Roby Nathanson, Natalia Simanovsky, Ro'ee Levy
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The Macro Center published several papers and held numerous meetings and conferences in order to create concrete policy recommandations.