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Mohammed S. Dajani

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Mohammed S. Dajani founded the Wasatia movement of moderate Islam and previously worked as a professor of political science at al-Quds University in Jerusalem.

Biography

Mohammed S. Dajani founded the Wasatia movement of moderate Islam and previously worked as a professor of political science at al-Quds University in Jerusalem. He has also served as a visiting fellow at The Washington Institute.

A Jerusalem-born scholar and peace activist, Dr. Dajani holds doctorate degrees from the University of Texas and University of South Carolina. He is the founding director of the Jerusalem Studies and Research Institute, chair of the board of directors of the House of Water and Environment in Ramallah, and a member of the board of directors of the YMCA, Jerusalem. He has written extensively on Arab culture and politics, including an International Herald Tribune op-ed he co-authored with Washington Institute executive director Robert Satloff titled “Why Palestinians Should Learn About the Holocaust.”

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