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Masarwah Srour, Afnan; Ziv, Talee; Aldinah, Samar; Dawud, Mahmud; Sternberg, Michael; Sagy, Shifra – Intercultural Education, 2022
This article explores changes in children's openness towards kindergarten teachers and children of an outgroup following participation in an intervention program. The program was implemented by kindergarten teachers and aimed at encountering the other via intergroup contact. The findings are based on qualitative data from interviews with the…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Preschool Teachers, Preschool Children, Intervention
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Sagy, Shifra – Intercultural Education, 2017
The reader is taken on a journey spanning some 30¬†years devoted to the author's involvement in practicing, teaching and studying peace education. The core concept in this journey is active "bystandership," which implies the capacity to disengage from our ethnocentric narratives and perceptions and to face the emotional challenges of…
Descriptors: Empathy, Peace, Teaching Methods, Violence
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Sagy, Shifra; Ayalon, Ariel; Diab, Khansaa – Intercultural Education, 2011
One of the major challenges for the process of peace building is to overcome the rigid structure of the socio-psychological repertoire that accompanies it. Our longitudinal study examined one element of this repertoire among Jewish and Arab adolescents in Israel: the cognitive legitimacy and the emotional reactions toward the historical narrative…
Descriptors: Jews, Arabs, Adolescents, Foreign Countries
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Fischl, Dita; Sagy, Shifra – Intercultural Education, 2009
This study examined factors contributing to the achievements of Israeli Bedouin and Jewish students in an Israeli college for teacher education. The study employed Tinto's model and its core concepts of academic and social integration as main explanatory factors for student achievement in an academic institute. Background characteristics were also…
Descriptors: Jews, Arabs, Comparative Analysis, Student Attitudes
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Sagy, Shifra; Steinberg, Shoshana; Diab, Hansaa – Intercultural Education, 2006
Research in the field of intergroup relations has developed considerably over the last two decades, influenced by events and by the historical zeitgeist. We suggest applying an interactional way of dealing with intergroup encounters, which emphasizes the situational macro-context (political, historical and social) in which the contact takes place.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Workshops, Jews, Intergroup Relations