Daniel Polisar

About the author

Daniel Polisar is executive vice-president and a member of the faculty at Shalem College in Jerusalem. A PhD in political science, he focuses on the challenges of liberalization in the Palestinian Authority, Israel’s constitutional development, and Palestinian and Israeli public opinion.

Egypt and Jordan had strong leaders committed to peace; the Palestinians don’t. That makes the views of ordinary Palestinians all the more significant, and worrisome.

May 3 2017 12:01AM

Western statesmen and politicians have long asserted that the two-state solution commands majority support on the ground. Most Palestinians say otherwise.

April 3 2017 12:01AM

Six months after the current wave of violence began, some observers think it might be running out of steam. But what next?

March 31 2016 12:01AM

The “occupation” isn’t enough to explain the views they hold on Israel, Jews, and the desirability of violence.

Nov. 23 2015 12:01AM

It’s time to take a close look at an often ignored subject: what ordinary Palestinians think about Israel, Jews, and terrorist attacks on civilians.

Nov. 2 2015 12:01AM