Orni Petruschka is a a high tech entrepreneur operating in the alternative energy field. He co-founded Pythagoras Solar and Coriolis Wind, where he serves as co-CEO. He is a co-founder of Blue White Future and serves as the Israeli Chairman of the Abraham Fund Initiatives.
Gilead Sher is a lawyer, former brigade commander in the IDF, co-founder of Blue White Future and former Chief of Staff and Policy Coordinator for Prime Minister Ehud Barak. He was co-chief negotiator 1999-2001 at the Camp David summit and the Taba talks. His works include The Israeli-Palestinian Peace Negotiations, 1999-2001: Within Reach (2006).
Our Voice of the Week is a Middle East Institute panel discussion on the role of Women in art and peacebuilding in the Middle East. The panel featured three artists, Alia Ali, Lulwa Al Khalifa and Helen Zughaib and was moderated by National Public Radio’s Neda Ulaby, 7 September 2017.