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Mediation

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MEDIATION, an alternative means for the resolution of disputes in which the mediator, a neutral professional, meets with the parties to the dispute and aids them in reaching an agreed upon resolution. Unlike a judge, the mediator has no authority to render a decision in the dispute. In the mediation process, the parties are given the opportunity to express themselves, to voice their arguments, and to reach, by themselves, a solution that is appropriate for them.Mediation is appropriate for the resolution of most types of disputes, be they commercial disputes, private disputes, disputes regarding the family, or even public disputes and international disputes between states... read article

Barack Obama Administration: Secretary Kerry Remarks on Middle East Peace

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's final foreign policy speech focused on Middle East peace... read article

Secretary of State John Kerry's Final Speech
on Middle East Peace

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Text of John Kerry's final speech as Secretary of State focusing on Middle East peace in which he was especially critical of Israel... read article

Myths & Facts: Online Exclusives Archive

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Myths and Facts online exclusives archive from 2005-2016... read article

The Annapolis Conference: Statement by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas

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In the name of God, the compassionate, with great hope, but it is accompanied with great worry that this new opportunity might be lost. But the meanings of your message are well known and they carry your personal bridge and commitment by your great country and its determination to embrace the Palestinian and Israeli peace and the Arab-Israeli peace to be converted in the arena of negotiations to be the first and foremost arena for making peace... read article

Statements at the Ceremony of the Signing of the Israel-Jordan Peace Treaty

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The speakers at the ceremony of the signing of the Israel-Jordan Peace Treaty stressed the need to check the forces of terror that threaten the peace process and work toward a new vision for a new Middle East. The Jordanian monarch pledged that the peace will be real, "as we open our hearts and minds to each other, as we discover a human face to everything that has happenedfor all of us have suffered far too long." Prime Minister Rabin emphasized that "the time has now come not merely to dream of a better future, but to realize it... read article

Barack Obama Administration: Remarks at Joint Press Conference with PA President Mahmoud Abbas

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The White House Office of the Press Secretary PRESIDENT ABBAS: (As interpreted)  In the name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate.  Mr. President Barack Obama, I wish to warmly welcome you and your accompanying delegation to Palestine.  Mr. President, during your visit to our country you will meet a people proud of their history, heritage, culture, and symbols -- a young, creative and entrepreneurial people who have made the miracle and rose from the calamities of the Nakba, and continue the path of their ancestors, extending since the ancient times over this land -- their land... read article

Palestinian Public Opinion Polls: Attitudes About Peace With Israel

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What are your anticipations of the success chances of the direct Israeli-Palestinian negotiations? Will they succeed or fail in reaching an agreement of permanent peace? (PCPO, October 2010) Certainly they will succeed 7.2% They will succeed 42.6% They will fail 31... read article

Israel Studies An Anthology : The Peace Process

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The Geneva Peace Conference

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The Peace Conference on the Middle East opened at Geneva on 21 December. Syria refused to attend. Opening statements were made by the Secretary-General of the United Nations and the Foreign Ministers of the United States, the Soviet Union, Israel, Egypt and Jordan. Complete texts of these addresses follow: The Secretary-General of the United Nations: It is a great honour for me to open this historic Conference and to welcome the representatives of the participating Governments. It is also a source of gratification to me that this unique event is taking place under the auspices of the United Nations... read article

Nissi (Nissim) ben Berechiah al-Nahrawani

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NISSI (Nissim) BEN BERECHIAH AL-NAHRAWANI (late ninth–early tenth century), head of the *kallah and poet in Babylon. Nissi appears to have come from Nahrawan in Persia. *Nathan ha-Bavli relates (Neubauer, Chronicles 2 (1895), 29–80) that when the Exilarch David b. *Zakkai was embroiled with the head of the Pumbedita Academy Rav *Kohen Ẓedek – in fact, the person involved was Mubashir b. Rav Kimoi *ha-Kohen and not Rav Kohen Ẓedek – it was Nissi, Resh Kallah in the Sura Academy, who succeeded in 922 in making peace between the disputants. Nathan ha-Bavli relates there that Nissi was noda be-nissim (i.e... read article

George H.W. Bush Administration: Press Secretary Fitzwater on the Middle East Peace Talks

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The President met today with Lebanese, Syrian, Jordanian-Palestinian, and Israeli delegations involved in the bilateral negotiations of the Middle East peace process. He did so to emphasize the continuing value of the process begun in Madrid, one that aims at a just, lasting, and comprehensive peace based on United Nations Security Council Resolutions 242 and 338. The President commended the parties for their sustained commitment to this process and for the progress they have achieved... read article

Exclusive Book & Movie Reviews: Little Help for Israel Why Blame Israel? The Facts Behind the Headlines. By Neill Lochery. Totem Books, 2005. 208 pages, $14.95

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Publishers continue to crank out books on the Middle East without regard for whether the authors add anything to the public’s understanding. This book exemplifies the problem as it is yet another chronology of events with no original research or insights. Worse, it is badly written, jumping from descriptions of historical events to more contemporary incidents... read article

Americans Help Keep the Peace

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With negotiations between Jerusalem and Damascus emerging from their long hiatus and Israel inching ever closer to achieving its long-standing goal of making peace with all four of its immediate neighbors, talk is once again building about the need for a U.S. presence in the region to help cement peace. While this idea has been the source of some controversy in the past, it would be consistent with a long tradition of U.S. support on the ground and in the air for Middle East peace... read article

Yitzhak Rabin

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Yitzhak Rabin was an Israeli military Chief of Staff, ambassador to the United States, Minister of Labor and Prime Minister. Rabin (born March 1922, killed November 4, 1995) was born in Jerusalem during the British Mandate over Palestine. His father, Nehemiah, had immigrated to the area from the United States, and in World War I served as a volunteer in the Jewish Legion... read article

Israel Political Parties: Ha'Tnuah

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Ha'Tnuah ("The Movement," in Hebrew) is a center-left Zionist Israeli political party... read article

Middle East Quartet: Statement of the Quartet on Violence in Gaza

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The Quartet Principals - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, High Representative for European Foreign and Security Policy Javier Solana, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, and European Commissioner for External Relations Benita Ferrero-Waldner - met today in Berlin to discuss the situation in the Middle East... read article

Bill Clinton Administration: Speech at the Signing Ceremony for the Israel-Jordan Washington Declaration

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Your Majesties, Prime Minister and Mrs. Rabin, distinguished guests: Today we gather to bear witness to history. As this century draws to a close, a new era of peace opens before us in ancient lands as brave men choose reconciliation over conflict. Today our faith is renewed... read article

Yitzhak Rabin: The Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin

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Article about the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin in 1995 by Yigal Amir... read article

Jimmy Carter Administration: Statement on Implementation of the United States-Israel Oil Agreement

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THE PRESIDENT. Minister Modal and Ambassador Evron, Secretary Muskie, Mrs. Modal, and ladies and gentlemen: I'm very pleased to announce this morning the completion of our contingency arrangements for assuring Israel's oil supply security. These arrangements further fulfill a promise that I made last year in connection with Israel's withdrawal from the Gulf of Suez oil fields and its conclusion of the treaty of peace with Egypt... read article