The Role of Hate Education in Promoting Violent Conflict

and , January 25, 2013

About Dr. Yael Stein

Dr. Yael Stein is a physician and researcher at the Hebrew University-Hadassah medical center. She has researched the epidemiology and effects of various types of environmental and social exposures - including pesticides, electromagnetic radiation and hate language. She is a co-founder of the Jerusalem Center for Genocide Prevention. Dr. Stein is active in promoting pluralistic education, she is the former head of "Ganei Haim" Jewish pluralistic education association, and has participated in joint Israeli-Palestinian research projects.

About Dr. Elihu D. Richter

Prof. Elihu D. Richter MD MPH is head of the Genocide Prevention Program and Injury Prevention Center and Director of the Jerusalem Center for Genocide Prevention. He is the retired head of the Unit of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and the Injury Prevention Center at Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Public Health and Community Medicine, and the author of over 150 papers, monographs, and editorials. In recent years he has been working on epidemiologic models for prediction and prevention of genocide, mass atrocities and terror, with specific emphasis on the cause-effect relationship between hate language and incitement and these outcomes.