Civility Institute Participant Kits

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Constructive Conversations about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Constructive Conversations about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

by Maggie Herzig of the Public Conversations Project with Mitch Chanin of the Jewish Dialogue Group

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This guidebook, co-authored with the Public Conversations Project in 2006, will provide you with step-by-step instructions and all of the other materials you need to conduct dialogue programs that bring people together to:

  • listen to and understand one another across political differences
  • clarify their feelings
  • examine difficult moral and intellectual questions
  • think through the choices they face
  • seek common ground

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Overview – Philosophical Underpinnings Regarding The Year Of Civil Discourse

OVERVIEW – PHILISOPHICAL UNDERPINNINGS
  REGARDING THE YEAR OF CIVIL DISCOURSE  
 

           

1.      The Jewish community relations field (JCRCs) have always been the exemplars of civil 
  discourse – and therefore have a unique and important role to play in addressing the
  current challenges

2.      The growing polarization within our own community (particularly around Israel) means
  that the expertise we’ve applied in building bridges beyond the community now also has 
  to be applied to building bridges within our community.

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Encounter Civility Handouts

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JCRC Consensus Statement on the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process


JCRC CONSENSUS STATEMENT ON THE ISRAELI- PALESTINIAN PEACE PROCESS

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