Sharing The Pain. Building Hope.
April 30, 2017

American Communities Mark
Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Day

Yigal Elhanan and Arab Aramin

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TAKING STEPS

"When I shared with the group
about the moment that I was told
that an Israeli settler shot my father
who died on the spot,
I began to shake and to cry."
Ikhlas Ishtaya

American Friends of the
Parents Circle-Families Forum
shares the human side of the
Israeli-Palestinian conflict with
the American public in order to
foster a peace and reconciliation process.

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American Friends of the Parents Circle

American Friends of the Parents Circle-Families Forum shares the human side
of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with the American public
in order to foster a peace and reconciliation process.

The Parents Circle Families Forum is a joint Israeli-Palestinian
organization made up of more than 600 bereaved families. Their common bond
is that they have lost a close family member to the conflict.
But instead of choosing revenge, they have chosen a path of reconciliation.
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What’s New

Breaking the Walls between Us

By Robi Damelin

“This year we marked international Women’s Day in the West Bank so that Palestinian women from Jenin, Nablus, Beit Omar, Deheisha Refugee Camp and many other villages would be able to attend without having to ask for permits. After all, freedom of movement is a basic human right.”

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American Communities Mark Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Day

On April 30, 2017, thousands of Israelis and Palestinians will come together to remember the shared pain experienced on both sides of the conflict, and we want to invite you to get involved by livestreaming the event in your community.

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Children’s Deaths Unite Moms Across Cultures

Robi Damelin and bereaved mother, Lucia McBath

Atlanta Jewish Times
by Patrice Worthy

An Israeli-Palestinian movement of mothers who have lost sons to the conflict is connecting with American mothers whose sons have been killed to form a united front against gun violence.

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