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Arab Offenders Meet Jewish Victim: Restorative Family Dialogue in Israel.

Umbreit, Mark S.
June 4, 2015

Source: (2006) Conflict Resolution Quarterly. 24(1): 99-109.

A case example of restorative family dialogue involving young Arab offenders who committed an armed robbery against a Jewish victim in Israel who experienced the crime as an act of terrorism was found to be highly effective in resolving the conflict and building stronger relations between the two communities. While on a microbasis this bodes well for future relations in the region, numerous obstacles exist to widespread use of restorative justice dialogue in Israel and the occupied territories. (author’s abstract)


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