Khalil Sayegh

Khalil Sayegh is a Palestinian Christian and a Fellow at the Philos Project, and was born and raised in the Gaza Strip. A proud Palestinian who loves his people and stands with them in the midst of suffering, he nevertheless believes that real peace can come only when Palestinians root out the negative perceptions of the Jewish people that are so pervasive throughout their society. For this reason, Khalil is working to change minds by educating his neighbors to see the good the other—whether Jewish, Christian, or Muslim.

Israel and the United Arab Emirates’ New Relationship, and How Palestinian Leaders Should Respond
Israel and the United Arab Emirates’ New Relationship, and How Palestinian Leaders Should Respond

In spite of the mixed reactions, could that new agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates bring new benefits to the region, and to the Palestinians in particular?

Palestinian Christian Educator Khalil Sakakini and His Dream of a Secular State
Palestinian Christian Educator Khalil Sakakini and His Dream of a Secular State

A Palestinian Christian educator, Khalil Sakakini (1887 – 1953) advocated for Arab nationalism and secularism in Palestine, even though his fellow Palestinians harassed him for his faith.

What Should Palestinians Think of Trump’s “Deal of the Century”
What Should Palestinians Think of Trump’s “Deal of the Century”?

For more than two decades, most Israelis and Palestinians have accepted the “two-state solution” for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. This solution…