The "Coalition of Change" in Israel, 2021 - and its relation to Sherif's "Robbers Cave Experiment"

This essay was submitted as part of the requirements for completing the course "Introduction to Psychology" presented by Professor Steve Joordens of University of Toronto, on Coursera. Check it out.

On June 13th, 2021, a first-time-ever event took place in Israeli politics.

A new government was installed that included both right-wing and left-wing, Arab and Jewish parties (more about it here).

At its helm is Naftali Benet, the 13th Prime Minister of Israel, who is replacing Benjamin Netanyahu - to date the longest serving Prime Minister.

For context, the reader should understand that between April-