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Ofer Zalzberg

Senior Analyst, Israel/Palestine
Jerusalem, Israel

Ofer Zalzberg

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Crisis Group Role:

Ofer Zalzberg is Senior Analyst with the Middle East Program of the International Crisis Group since 2010 and is based in Jerusalem.

Areas of expertise:

  • The Arab-Israeli conflict
  • The nexus of religion, national identity and conflict
  • Israeli domestic politics and regional foreign policy
  • Designing and assessing conflict transformation interventions

Professional and educational background:

  • Director of Oz Consultancy, serving non-governmental and media organisations engaged in conflict resolution work (2005 - 2010)
  • Co-designer of the Kumi group facilitation method for participatory strategic planning in conflict situations (2006-2008)
  • Research Associate, Institute for Development & Peace, Duisburg-Essen University (2005-2006)
  • Research Associate, Van Leer Jerusalem Institute (2004-2005)
  • MA International History, London School of Economics


  • Hebrew (fluent)
  • English (fluent)
  • French (conversant)

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