Edward Kaufman

Edward Kaufman

Edward Kaufman, former director of the Truman Peace Research Institute at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, is a senior research associate, teaching at the University of Maryland’s Center for International Development and Conflict Management. Currently, Kaufman is a Member of the PIJ’s Editorial Board.


Transforming a Dream into Reality: Palestinian and Israeli Youth Struggling Across theDivide for Universal Human Rights, Democracy, and Peace
Can we more actively incorporate the Arab and Jewish as well as Palestinian and Israeli youth through the respective electoral processes and also encourage them to take a leadership role?
The Impact of Occupation on Israel’s Corruption
The occupation of the Palestinian Territories is based on corruptive and corrupting practices that originate from and feed back into Israel.
Understanding the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict: Lessons from an Unusual Classroom
A fifteen-step joint approach to fairly and thoroughly teaching about the Israeli- Palestinian conflict and approaching a mutual understanding of the region’s past, present and future


  • A Way Out for Prisoners?