“Have You Seen the Horizon Lately?” is an initiative that offers a new perspective on solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through inspiring lectures and events.
At the end of April 2018 our first event was held, with an audience of thousands of Israelis. Since then we had dozens of events around the country that featured real solutions, ideas and ways of thought.
Have you ever wondered how other conflicts around the world were solved?
Have you heard that there are hormones that have an actual effect on the conflict, and the conflict affects them?
Did you know that an Israeli woman is responsible for establishing Palestinian High-Tech?
Did you ever think one app can change reality?
Do you know the real motives behind our conflict?
Have you seen the horizon lately? Come and be inspired, and load up on some hope, join us in hearing our fascinating lecturers tell us everything we didn’t know about the conflict, and how things can be very different around here.
There’s an age-old conflict in Northern Ireland, between the Catholics and Protestants. Bono wrote songs about it; movies were made about it; it’s a conflict about religion, history, settlers and the big question- “who’s land is it?”. Sounds familiar? Maybe. But unlike the Mid-East, Ireland recently celebrated 20 years of peace.
We are accustomed to thinking that ideologies or land disputes are the real issues behind the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, but what if we are completely wrong?
Prof. Dan Arieli, the “Rock Star” of behavioral economy and one of the most famous lecturers worldwide, will talk about the irrational processes that influence political issues.
What to Hamas leaders do when the power goes back on? “they all rushed to charge their phone, of course.” Says Francesca Borri, who recently interviewed the head of Hamas in Gaza, for his first ever interview to Israeli media.
Is peace a trickle-down kind of process, or a grassroot operation? International lecturer Dr. Abulof, whose lecture series (edX HOPE) was 2018 most popular online class, will tell us which of these options has the best shot at succeeding.
people say, “beauty is in the eyes of the beholder”. What is beautiful to you, may be considered ugly in someone else’s eyes. Studies in psychology show that the same applies to evil, that might be in the eyes of the beholder too. What seems morally acceptable for one, might be immoral to another.
We’re glad to introduce the Palestinian Mina Tzemach! Well, perhaps more like Camil Fuchs…
As senior pollster in the Palestinian authority, Dr. Shikaki has a broad perspective of Palestinian society, and he knows it better than most. Young and old, cities folks or villages, shepherds and university graduates. He knows about their aspirations, their fears and their dreams, both those in the west bank and Gaza.
Can we bring down walls through technology? Connect Ramallah to Tel Aviv, to Silicon Valley and to the rest of the world?
A pioneer in Palestinian high-tech, Abzuk says yes, we can.
This industry grew exponentially in the last decade, and in her lecture Abzuk will tell us about the amazing similarities between Israelis and Palestinians.
if you don’t know what this headline says, you’re not alone. In fact, you’re the 99% of Israelis that don’t speak even basic Arabic.
Some might be afraid of it. Years of hostility and a disconnect between peoples, take their toll. If you want to get close to someone you have to learn to communicate.
Most national conflicts are like one another. The Israeli-Palestinian conflict reminds us if the conflict in Northern Ireland, where nationality, religion and the fight for independence were all thrown into the mix.
Ireland suffered from an occupying army, as well as murderous terror groups. But unlike the Mid-East, they recently celebrated 20 years for the peace accords.