Maram Masarwi is currently the head of the Early Childhood Department at Al Qasemi College of Education in Israel, and a lecturer in the Faculty of Education at the David Yallin College. Masarwi was a fellow at the Mandel School for Educational Leadership (2005-2007) and holds a PhD from the Department of Social Work at Hebrew University. Her dissertation dealt with “Gender Differences in Bereavement and Trauma Among Palestinian Parents who lost their Children in al-Aqsa Intifada.” She holds an MA in Education from Lesley University Cambridge, and a BA in Occupational Therapy from Hebrew University. She previously hosted the television program “Arabeska”, a bilingual broadcast on Israeli TV dealing with politics and current events in the Middle East. She is a 21-year resident of Neve-Shalom~Wahat Al-Salaam. Neve-Shalom Wahat al-Salam (“Oasis for Peace”) is a bi-national community of Jews and Palestinian Arabs of Israeli citizenship that is engaged in educational work for peace, equality and understanding between the two peoples.