Elia Awwad

Elia Awwad

Dr. Elia Awwad, a founding member of the American Psychological Practitioners Association program for the victims of the Intifada. He is chairperson of the National Mental Health Committee and director of the Child and Family Consultation Center in East Jerusalem.


Perceiving the ‘Other‘ in the al-Aqsa Intifada
After years of occupation, with its suffering, restriction on movement, brutality and deep humiliation, the resulting trauma is bound to carry serious implications for the Palestinian people.
From Enmity toward Peaceful Coexistence: the Search for Meaning
Israelis and Palestinians must find a "why" for tolerance, understanding, forgiveness and empathy for the construction of a new cognitive system.

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