Mohammad Darawshe

Mohammad Darawshe

Engagement Committee

Mohammad Darawshe is a leading political analyst and expert on Jewish-Arab relations inside Israel. He has been Director of the Center for Shared Society at Givat Haviva since January 2014.  He also served as a Member of The Three-sector Roundtable at the Prime Minister's office and on that office’s strategic planning team of the Authority for Economic Development of Arab Sector. In addition, he is a research fellow at The Hartman Institute, and at the Robert Bosch Academy. Previously, Mohammad served as Co-Director of The Abraham Fund Initiatives, and was elected Council-member of his home-town Iksal, as well as Elections Campaign Manager for the Democratic Arab Party/United Arab List. He has also served as a member of The National Committee which drafted coexistence education policy and as Parliamentary Assistant in the Knesset from 1984 to 1986.  Mohammad has received a number of honors such as the Peacemakers Award of the Catholic Theological Union and the Peace and Security Award of the World Association of NGOs.