Peace through Knowledge

Peace through Knowledge

MIDDLE EAST EDUCATION

What is really going on in the Middle East?

The Arab-Israeli Conflict: What are the causes, solutions?

The three Abrahamic religions: What are the differences, similarities

About Us

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THE SPEAKERS

We have a pool of knowledgeable, lively Jewish, Muslim and Christian speakers who can come to your school to give talks and presentations. Please contact us to arrange this. We will try to fulfil your request, and when requested and where possible, we will send two speakers - For example:

  • Ruth Camay M.A is Jewish and has studied and been involved in the Middle East for many years. She was a teacher and university lecturer and has specialised in talking about the Arab-Israeli conflict for the last ten years.
    Her extensive study, knowledge of Hebrew and in-depth knowledge of the history and of the issues involved in the conflict have led her to believe that it is only by listening to the views of both sides in the context of historical facts, that real understanding can be achieved.
  • Sami Hussein, B.Sc. describes himself as a 'defected terrorist and defected politician'. A Muslim, he was born in Iraq, has lived in Jordan and other Middle Eastern countries, and has spent the last 27 years in the UK.
    His vast knowledge of the Middle East brings to the talks a unique depth and understanding of the conflict and of the mindsets of those who contribute to it.
  • Jonathan Taylor B.Sc.(Hons) graduated as a chemical engineer from Imperial College of Science. He has an in-depth knowledge of Israel, its language and its culture. He is an experienced lecturer in the Arab-Israeli conflict, Israeli cultural affairs, and the history of the UK Jewish community.
  • Nathan Barnard, M.A. BA (Hons) is a Christian minister who has been involved in standing for and teaching the truth concerning the Israeli and Palestinian discourse.
    Nathan believes that it is only by teaching the truth from within a historical, political and legal context that people can fully conceptualize the truth.
    He has visited several times, and advocates that through visiting the land one can gain a greater understanding and witness first-hand the truth of the situation, which is so very often misinterpreted or misreported in the media.
  • J.B.Arauz Canton, M. Phil, M.A, M.Ed, PGCE in Secondary Ed, BA in Political Science is a Christian academic specialising in the Middle East.
    He has wide experience in teaching in secondary schools and his areas of expertise include: Asymmetrical Warfare and the Principle of Proportionality; Public International Law, International Politics and Security Studies, Political Science.

Please contact us for further information.

THE AUTHORS

  • Nomi Benari M.A, Jewish, London An experienced teacher and lecturer in schools and universities. Has specialised for many years in the Arab-Israeli conflict.
  • Nusseibeh Kattib, Muslim Arab, Jerusalem Born in the Arab-Israeli village of Bartaa, Nusseibeh Khattib has worked tirelessly to bring different communities in Israel together, and is very knowledgeable about the issues pertaining to the conflict.

ADVISORS

  • RELIGIOUS STUDIES - Marianne Izen Ph.D She has 40 years' experience of teaching in schools and universities in the UK and USA and is a senior examiner for a major awarding authority. She has worked extensively with inter-faith groups and has been an active member of SACRE for ten years, contributing to writing a R.E syllabus and monitoring provision in schools for communal worship.
  • CHRISTIANITY - J.B.Arauz Canton, M. Phil, M.A, M.Ed., PGCE in Secondary Ed, BA in Political Science A Christian academic specialising in the Middle East.
    He has wide experience in teaching in secondary schools and his areas of expertise include: Asymmetrical Warfare and the Principle of Proportionality; Public International Law, International Politics and Security Studies, Political Science.
  • CULTURAL STUDIES, ISLAM - Sami Hussein, B.Sc. Describes himself as a 'defected terrorist and defected politician'.
    Muslim, he was born in Iraq, has lived in Jordan and other Middle Eastern countries, and has spent the last 34 years in the UK.
    His vast knowledge of the Middle East brings to the talks a unique depth and understanding of the conflict and of the mindsets of those who contribute to it.
    Co-author of the e-book 'The Arab-Israeli Conflict, differing narratives'
  • JUDAISM - Jonathan Taylor B.Sc.(Hons) Jonathan graduated as a chemical engineer from Imperial College of Science. As an orthodox Jew he has an in-depth knowledge of Judaism.
  • Ruth Camay M.A - History, the Middle East Ruth is Jewish and has studied and been involved in the Middle East for many years. She was a teacher and university lecturer and has specialised in talking about the Arab-Israeli conflict for the last ten years.
    Her extensive study, knowledge of Hebrew and in-depth knowledge of the history and of the issues involved in the conflict have led her to believe that it is only by listening to the views of both sides in the context of historical facts, that real understanding can be achieved.
    Co-author of the e-book 'The Arab-Israeli Conflict, differing narratives, Creator of lessons on the 'Arab-Israeli Conflict' for TES.

OFFICERS

  • Adrian Korsner BPharm (Hons) - Chair of Trustees
  • Nomi Benari MA - Director, Author
  • Sami Hussein BSc - Adviser on Islam, Speaker
  • Marianne Eisen PhD - Adviser on Education
  • Jonathan Taylor BSc, - Adviser on Judaism, Speaker, Liaison Officer - Jewish Community
  • Bernie Arauz Canton PhD, - Adviser on Christianity
  • Ruth Camay MA, - Speaker
  • Anne Smith - PA to Director

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