2017 Goldberg Prize Winners

2017 Goldberg Prize winners with Victor Goldber

IIE Victor J. Goldberg Prize for Peace in the Middle East

IIE awards the IIE Victor J. Goldberg Prize for Peace in the Middle East annually to recognize outstanding work being conducted jointly by two individuals, one Arab and one Israeli, working together to advance the cause of peace in the Middle East. 

Call for Nominations: 2018 IIE Goldberg Prize
Nomination Deadline: February 1, 2018


IIE is now accepting nominations for the 2018 award cycle. The Prize recognizes one Muslim Arab and one Jewish Israeli working together to advance peace in the Middle East.

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The 2017 Goldberg Prize was awarded on June 28th to Sarah Stone and Montaser Amro, an Israeli and a Palestinian who have joined together to lead a new Pathways to Peace program through Kids4Peace.

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“While there is no magic solution, one positive force may be to encourage people to live and work together at the grass roots, learning to trust and depend on one another for their common good.”

Vic Goldberg, IIE Trustee

"The Goldberg IIE Prize will encourage some of the best and the brightest young professionals to contribute their valuable knowledge and experience to the cause of peace in the Middle East, and will reward them for their courage and conviction in doing so."

Allan Goodman, IIE President

Goals of the Prize

Learn about the how the IIE Victor J. Goldberg recognizes and celebrates people working to advance peace in the Middle East. 

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Call for Nominations

Nominations for the 2018 Prize are currently being accepted until February 1, 2018. 

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2017 Winners

Sarah Stone and Montaser Amro, co-directors of the new Pathways to Peace program through Kids4Peace, received the 2017 IIE Goldberg Prize for their work together to create a brand new curriculum to prepare Israeli and Palestinian youth to be influential leaders for peace within and between their communities. The award is a symbol of the power of international education to bring people together across cultures to solve shared problems.

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