Corey Gil-Shuster's Blog (11)

The power of narratives in conflict

Added by Corey Gil-Shuster on July 11, 2010 at 5:15am — No Comments

Job posting: Junior Expert in the Technical assistance for the development of the Palestine Information & Communication Technology Incubator (PICTI)

Part time/temporary position in the West Bank in the IT sector with the following experiences:

- Training and coaching experience

- Professional/operational experience in business development of start-ups and SMEs;

- Professional experience in technology validation, strategic planning and product development of ICT start-ups;

- Demonstrated understanding of the role of business incubation, SME development, access to finance and market facilitation issues in the…


Added by Corey Gil-Shuster on April 27, 2010 at 9:56am — 1 Comment

The Psychology of the Israeli — Palestinian Conflict

The Psychology of the Israeli — Palestinian Conflict
Guest: Dr. Moises Salinas
The Doug Noll Show
January 17th, 2010

Added by Corey Gil-Shuster on January 20, 2010 at 2:25am — No Comments

Atkin Fellowship for Arab-Israeli Dialogue -- now recruiting for four month program in UK

The Atkin Fellowship is aimed at promoting new thinking among young leaders - typically from government, business, academia, and the media - who occupy positions from they can shape politics and public opinion in Israel and the Arab world.

Atkin Fellows are young leaders - typically with jobs in government, business, academia, or the media. They are graduates who speak English and are based in the Middle East at the time of their application.

The Fellowship aims to attract… Continue

Added by Corey Gil-Shuster on April 30, 2009 at 5:50pm — No Comments

Radio interview of people to people peace building

A really interesting radio interview with an Israeli, a Palestinian and an American on people to people peace building

Added by Corey Gil-Shuster on April 21, 2009 at 2:20am — No Comments

Animation short on the Gaza blockade

From Haartz:

An animator of the celebrated Israeli war film "Waltz with Bashir" has illustrated a new film depicting the life of a fictional boy in the Gaza Strip during the Israeli blockade of the coastal territory.

Yoni Goodman's short film "Closed Zone" runs only a minute and a half and was created for the NGO Gisha, a group devoted to freedom of movement.

A spokesman for Gisha said… Continue

Added by Corey Gil-Shuster on March 4, 2009 at 8:23pm — No Comments

Lend For Peace is a not-for-profit Internet platform that allows individuals to make small loans to specific micro-entrepreneurs in the Palestinian Territories.
“Our mission is to use micro-lending to promote economic opportunity and political stability in the Middle East.” The site was started by two Palestinian and two Jewish students.

Added by Corey Gil-Shuster on February 19, 2009 at 8:09pm — No Comments

Arab reaction

I am writing this post while the war in the Gaza area is going on but I plan to only post it after the violence has stopped. I understand how violence and war brings out the emotions in both sides and that is the issue I want to discuss.

In the interest of understanding and venting, I will be brutally honest, blunt and offensive: I have a problem with the way Arabs react. I am directing this to Arabs not to offend you but to understand. I don’t know how else to explain it but I find… Continue

Added by Corey Gil-Shuster on January 29, 2009 at 10:31pm — 3 Comments

TV show on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict “Good Intentions”

The Israeli tv drama “Good Intentions” (kavanot tovot) is viewable on the internet. This tv show was mentioned by Paul at

I have a few criticisms of the show including it is a little kitchy and it concentrates much more on the Israeli pain than on the Palestinians but this show is… Continue

Added by Corey Gil-Shuster on August 25, 2008 at 1:55am — No Comments

A call for help

A week ago, two Palestinian youths were brutally attacked by a gang of Jewish youths. You can read the details in English at I don’t know how much press this is getting and I realize that far worse things happen on both sides.

It seems to me that these things happen in different forms, perpetrated against and by each side and to varying degrees. And most of us sit back and think how sad and wish we could do something to help. And then… Continue

Added by Corey Gil-Shuster on May 31, 2008 at 10:00pm — 8 Comments

Avaaz campaign towards a Gaza ceasefire

Many of you may already be aware of this Avaaz campaign towards Israelis and Palestinians. Egypt's intelligence chief is about to make a visit to Israel -- bringing a ceasefire offer he has brokered with all the Palestinian groups. Avaaz has asked thousands of their Israeli and Palestinian members to help sign a petition calling for Olmert and Meshaal to stop the bloodshed and agree to an immediate ceasefire, and for the international community to engage constructively and help broker a fair… Continue

Added by Corey Gil-Shuster on May 9, 2008 at 11:13pm — No Comments


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