The year is 2017, 50 years after the Six day War ended, Israel’s youth seems be losing hope for a different future. The majority of Israelis and the younger ones in particular have grown weary of the same “suits” giving the same speeches in the same air conditioned conferences. In light of this, we wish to instill inspiration within both us and them for a new public discourse about the burning question:
Where do we go from here?
“50 Things to Try at 50” – A series of events for the general public wishing to instill new spirit into the subject of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the stagnation surrounding it with the help of 50 surprising speakers from all disciplines, domains and diverse clusters within Israeli society:
Leading economists ● Best-selling authors ● Social activists ● Community leaders from all over the country: From the Ethiopian and Russian communities, to ultra-orthodox respective communities ● International historians ● Groundbreaking neuroscientists ● Brilliant minds from the tech sector ● Representatives from other conflicts around the world ● Futurists and VR experts ● Fascinating figures from the Arab world ● Many more
Each offering a unique perspective on encouraging new public discourse regarding solutions for the conflict.
Who are we?
The project’s leading team was among the leaders and initiators of the social protests of 2011, social activists with expertise in media, marketing and production. National and international awards winners that have led citizen action and projects which earned enlistment from both the public and media.
Production team: Faza, one of Israel’s leading content production companies (The Opera at Mesada, PechaKutcha, “Tzeva Tari” and others). Faza has over 20 years of experience in the production of mass content events and is known for its professional innovative and grandiose approach.
Content Strategy: The Political Psychology Lab, directed by Professor Eran Halperin, world renown conflict expert and Dean of Baruch Ivcher School of Psychology clinic at the Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya. The lab researches some of the most devastating political phenomena such as intergroup conflict, political intolerance, political violence and its remedies.
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