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Aziz Abu Sarah is a Palestinian peace activist, born and raised in Jerusalem. He became Director of International Relations for the Parents Circle-Families Forum in 2003, and was elected Head of the Board of Directors in 2006. From 2005-2008 he also co-hosted a bilingual radio show on Radio All for Peace 107.2 FM in Jerusalem. Today Aziz works as a lecturer, and has spoken in hundreds of churches, synagogues and mosques on the subject of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, peace, reconciliation, and interfaith dialogue. He has also lectured for countless international organizations and universities, including Georgetown University, Columbia, Princeton, Brandeis, Yale, George Washington, and before the European Parliament and the United Nations. He is highly involved in the Israeli-Palestinian peace movement, and as a result of his work he has been honored to receive the Goldberg Prize for Peace in the Middle East from the Institute of International Education, the Silver Rose Award from the European Parliament, the Eisenhower Medallion and Eliav-Sartawi Award for Middle Eastern Journalism. Aziz is a columnist for Alquds Newspaper and has published articles at Haaretz, Jerusalem Post, Alarabiya, Daily Star and Middle East online and others. He is fluent in English, Arabic, and Hebrew, and is the Director of Middle East Projects at George Mason University's Center for World Religions, Diplomacy, and Conflict Resolution.
SHARE Friday, August 5, 2011 Israel Privatizing its National Parks to Sustain E. Jlem Settlement Project
The Knesset approved a first reading of a bill that will allow the privatization of administration and management of Israel's national parks. The amendment in question allows both non-profits and corporations to take over the management of parks from the government. But what Israelis don't know is that the real intent behind the bill is to legitimize the occupation of territory in East Jerusalem.
SHARE Wednesday, April 6, 2011 Challenging the evangelical bias against Palestinians
A response to Evangelical Christian bias against Palestinians. The article counters the bias by presenting facts and scriptures from the the Christian sacred texts. It also challenges Evangelical Christians lack of knowledge on the conflict ""they are zealous for God, but their zeal is not based on knowledge". The writer asks why Christian visitors of the Holy land don't meet local Palestinians or Christians