Tag Archives: trauma

2012 Monograph on the Psychological Effects of Political Violence on Israeli and Palestinian Adolescents

In November 2012, New York Times Jerusalem bureau chief Jodi Rudoren visited the Gaza Strip during a devastating Israeli bombardment. During her trip, Rudoren posted an assessment of the psychological effects of the Israeli attacks on Gazan citizens. She wrote: “[W]hile death … Continue reading

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Exposure to Violence and its Effects on Israeli and Palestinian Children: Scholarly Analysis

Between 2007 and 2010, a team of researchers from Israel, Palestine, and the United States conducted three waves of interviews with children and families living in Israel, the West Bank, and the Gaza Strip. Researchers evaluated the degree of the … Continue reading

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“Breaking A Generation”: 2012 Sabeel Publication on the Experiences of Palestinian Children and Families Under Military Rule

Sabeel, a Christian-Palestinian anti-occupation political organization, dedicated the summer/fall 2012 edition of its newsletter to the experiences of Palestinian children and families with the Israeli military justice system. The 24 page journal includes: two articles from Gerard Horton, Ramallah-based lawyer … Continue reading

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A Psychosocial Assessment of Palestinian Children: a Study by Dr. Cairo Arafat

A Psychosocial Assessment of Palestinian Children, July 2003 A study by Dr. Cairo Arafat, Director of The Secretariat for the National Plan of Action for Palestinian Children; in consultation with Dr. Neil Boothby, Professor of Public Health, Columbia University, Senior Advisor, Save the Children-US. From the … Continue reading

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