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Welcome Daniel Fridberg!


Judaic Studies welcomes Daniel Fridberg as the Singer Scholar in Residence for the Fall term. He will be teaching Israelis and Palestinians (JDST 340) and delivering the Singer Family Lecture. Daniel is a peacebuilding researcher and practitioner. He is an experienced mediator, peace educator, dialogue group facilitator and action researcher, specializing in working on and within the context of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Daniel served as a staff member at the Evens program in Mediation and Conflict Resolution in Tel-Aviv University, where he also taught Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) theories and applications. He holds a BA in Psychology and an MA in Conflict Research, Management and Resolution, both from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Currently, he is completing a PhD at the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, the University of Otago, New Zealand. His research focuses on psycho-social transformative processes in situations of violent conflicts.