IPCRI in the Media
An Israeli Jew and a Palestinian Arab Promote Peace in New and Creative Ways
In an interview in the Times of Israel, IPCRI Co-Directors Nivine Sandouka and Liel Maghen shared their optimism and enthusiasm for their work for peace.
With Small Steps, Palestinians and Israelis Try to Tackle Gaza’s Ills
David M. Halbfinger
Read an article in the New York Times about IPCRI's project with the Arava Insitute, that seeks to promote environmental cooperation in the region.
Despite Official Boycott, Over Half of East Jerusalem's Palestinians Want to Vote in City Elections
As despair over the chances of a two-state solution grows, calls grow within the community to participate in municipal elections, in order to reduce the inequality between the city's western and eastern parts.
Thirty years ago, during the fourth month of the First Intifada, I launched the creation of IPCRI (Israel Palestine Center for Research and Information), a joint Israeli Palestinian public policy think tank. IPCRI was created to enable Israeli-Palestinian joint strategic thinking and planning of professionals and decision makers to figure out how to create and implement a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. By March 1988 it was clear that the First Intifada had propelled the Palestinian national movement into greater pragmatism that would lead to a process of mutual recognition and a peace process.
Shaping the Palestinian Future: Voices of the Next Generation
Participation of IPCRI Co-Director Nivine Sandouka
IPCRI Co-Director Nivine Sandouka participated in the JStreest National Conference 2018, sharing her insights in the the future of Palestinians.
What Northern Ireland can teach us about Israel-Palestine
Liel Maghen and Eran Tsidkiyahu
Imagine if Jerusalem had an Israeli mayor from the Likud party, and a Palestinian deputy mayor from Fatah. It’s not so far-fetched — the equivalent is already in place in Belfast.
Curious About Palestine, Israeli Visitors Return
Karin Laub from the Associated Press has joined our Breaking Down Walls tour to Ramallah on April 16. Read her article about the tour.
In Pursuit of Peace in Israel and Palestine
by Gershon Baskin
Gershon Baskin reveals how relations in the Middle East are based on justified fear, influenced by lack of human contact and reinforced by continued violence that solidify patterns of thinking and behavior that negatively influence public policies.