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I was born and raised in Israel and spent my entire life as part of the context of the violent, prolonged Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Like most people in our area (and in conflict zones more broadly), I've played an active role as part of this conflict, served in the Israeli army, was seriously injured in just another violence cycle, and lost some of my best friends throughout the years. Now, as a father to three amazing kids, I see my life mission as bringing together science and social change practices to promote peace in our area. The goal of this blog is to take the readers through some of the most interesting attempts we, in our Psychology of Intergroup Conflict & Reconciliation Lab (PICR) at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, have done throughout the years (and are still doing these days) to use psychological theories and methods to expand our understanding of violent conflicts and to reveal effective ways to mobilize support for conflict resolution.