Aziz Abu Sarah is the co-executive director at the Center for World Religions, Diplomacy, and Conflict Resolution at George Mason University. He also co-founded the Middle East Justice Development Initiative, “a joint Jewish-Arab tour operator that creates custom tours to Israel, Palestine, Turkey, Jordan, and Egypt.”
He regularly lectures at universities, religious institutions, and international organizations on the subject of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. He’s a columnist for Alquds Newspaper inJerusalem and has written for organizations such as The New York Times, Haaretz, and Alarabiya. He has provided commentary on Al Jazeera, CNN, and Fox.
From 2005-2008, Abu Sarah co-hosted a multilingual radio show in Jerusalem called Radio All for Peace. In 2011, he was named one of National Geographic’s 2011 Emerging Explorers for “his education and peace-building efforts in the Middle East and other conflict regions.”
Areas of Expertise: Middle East, Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Afghanistan, Arab Spring, Interfaith Dialogue, World Religions
Location: Washington, DC (with frequent travel to Jerusalem)
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