Contributor Archives: Gilead Sher

About Gilead Sher

Attorney Gilead Sher, former Israeli Prime Minister’s Chief of Staff and Policy Coordinator, acted as co-chief negotiator in 1999-2001 at the Camp David summit and the Taba talks as well as in extensive rounds of covert negotiations with the Palestinians. He teaches frequently as a guest lecturer at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, mainly Dispute Resolution and Negotiations in Times of Crisis. The English version of his book The Israeli- Palestinian Peace Negotiations, 1999-2001: Within Reach was published by Routledge in 2006.

1967-2007: Israel’s Options Under Darkening Clouds of Islamic Jihad over the Middle East

I. Six Days in June 1967 I was an eighth grade school boy when the first Jordanian shelling began. Several hours passed in the school shelter before one of my uncles showed up and hurried me home. Barely a week …

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