Aziz Abu Sarah

Aziz Abu Sarah
Executive Director, Center for World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution
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Biography

Aziz Abu Sarah was recently named as National Geographic emerging explorer for 2011. He is a lecturer and has spoken in hundreds of churches, synagogues and mosques on the subject of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, peace, reconciliation, and interfaith dialogue. He has also lectured and facilitated meetings for countless international organizations and universities, including Georgetown University, Columbia, Princeton, Brandeis, Yale, George Washington, and before the European Parliament and the United Nations.  Aziz is a columnist for Alquds Newspaper and has published articles at the New York Times, Haaretz, Jerusalem Post, Alarabiya, Daily Star and Middle East online and others. He regularly provides analysis for television news programs. Aziz co-hosted a radio show in Jerusalem for 3 years with tens of thousands of listeners from around world including the US and is regular contributor for 972mag.com a new Israeli online English magazine. 



Awards and Honors
2011 National Geographic Emerging Explorer - Cultural Educator
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Silver Rose Award
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April 20, 2015
Hands of Peace is an interfaith group created by three Chicago-area women: Christian; Jewish; and Muslim to foster
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March 12, 2015
Stoning, beheading, rape and crucifixion: these are some of the terror tactics for which the Islamic State 
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January 12, 2015
Aziz Abu Sarah spent much of his early adulthood forcing himself to look at other sides of the Arab-Israeli conflict.As
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December 18, 2014
Eizariya, West BankThe first time Aziz Abu Sarah threw stones at Israeli soldiers, he was 7 years old.“I thought
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September 17, 2014
JNS.org - “Visits of condolence is all we get from them. They squat at the Holocaust Memorial, they put on grave
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August 21, 2014
Last week, forty Syrians took the risk of leaving their homes and crossing the border into Turkey. Unlike many
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August 11, 2014
You may have noticed over the past few weeks that your Facebook news feed has morphed into a furious scroll of articles
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July 29, 2014
A video posted Tuesday by Al Arabiya shows the destruction of the Gaza neighborhood of Beit Hanoun in one hour.
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July 28, 2014
The bickering between countries over who has the right to negotiate over the Palestinians is nothing new. We’ve
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July 21, 2014
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Cairo on Monday, where he joined diplomatic efforts to craft a cease-fire
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The Center for World Religions, Diplomacy, and Conflict Resolution (CRDC), Federation of Zoroastrian Associations of North America (FEZANA), and National Iranian American Council (NIAC) invite you to a shared panel and celebration in honor of the presence in Washington of the Cyrus Cylinder and its
March 28, 2013
Please join the Center for World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution as we welcome Palestinian Ambassador Areikat to come and speak to the S-CAR and Mason Community at the Arlington Campus. CRDC's Co-Executive Director, Aziz Abu Sarah, will introduce the Ambassador, and Dr. Jamil Shami
December 05, 2012
CRDC is having an Open House!Wednesday September 12, from 7:30pm until 9:30pm in Room 555 of the Truland Building
September 12, 2012
<From Swords to Start-Ups: The Role of Entrepreneurial Ecosystems in Reforming Post-Conflict StatesA Presentation by Steven KoltaiPlease join us for this presentation by Steven Koltai, one of the leading entrepreneurs in the world working to empower businessmen in post-conflict societies. The
June 14, 2012
Every person and every place are unique in their culture, and this uniqueness is one of the driving forces behind the global increase in tourism. In 2012, 1 billion tourists are expected to travel the world; that number has been consistently growing over the years and is forecasted continue
April 06, 2012
 Aziz Abu Sarah, Co-Executive Director, Middle East Projects, CRDC, School for Conflict Analysis & Resolution, and Mustapha Hadji, Graduate Student, George Mason University School of Public Policy discuss the genesis, nature and likely outcomes stemming from what we refer to as the "
March 06, 2012
JOIN US FORThe Screening and Discussion of:"In It Together"And the Behind the Scenes From theTOGETHER THROUGH FILM PROJECT
November 07, 2011
Under the supervision of the American Consulate General in Jerusalem, and with Ta’awan, A Palestinian Nonprofit OrganizationThe Center for World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution “CRDC” at George Mason University is sponsoring a discussion on the Palestinian statehood
October 25, 2011
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Aziz Abu Sarah joins Dr. Mustafa Barghouti and Randa Hudome on a panel moderated by Nadia Bilbassy-Charters and Chaired by Tania Hary at JStreet's 2012 Annual Conference in Washington DC entitled Making History.Abu Sarah shares the story of his own transformation and credits the people gathered
March 25, 2012
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