Erella Dunayevsky
Mental Health Therapist
"I’ve learned the skills necessary for containing the paradoxes, pain, anger, absurdities and injustices, I do only what is possible, not what is impossible."


Lives in: Kibbutz Shoval Was born in: Haifa, Israel Year of birth: 1947 Identity: Israeli, Jewish Type of work: Coexistence/Dialogue/Reconciliation Website: The Villages Group Works at The Villages Group Interviewer Anat Langer-Gal and Nahanni Rous Date of Interview 2009

Erella Dunayevsky grew up in Haifa and lives on Kibbutz Shoval in the Negev, where she was raised, and is a mental health therapist. Erella helped found the “Villages Group”, a group of individuals working in villages in the Nablus area and South Hebron Hills according to their strengths and capacities. Erella works to strengthen relationships and ties between Palestinians and Israelis. In the past, she was part of a group of mental health professionals who worked with Israelis and Palestinians in Nablus and Gaza.

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