Looking Fearlessly into an Uncertain Future


Publication Date: November 2001

Publisher: National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership

Author(s): Shari Cohen

Research Area: Culture and religion; International relations

Keywords: International Relations; History; Conflict Resolution

Type: Other

Coverage: Israel


The author draws on Jewish history, specifically the founding of a Jewish community in Yavneh, far from the tumult of the conflict in Jerusalem, to urge policy makers and thinkers to take a creative and interdisciplinary approach to international relations and the problem of failed states, even when survival or destruction seem like the only apparent possible outcomes.