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Creating grassroots peace leadership and agents of change

Israeli and Palestinian
Alumni for Solidarity Project

TAKING STEPS

Take a step on
the path of peace
with the Parents Circle

"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

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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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Clapping with One Hand


by Rami Elhanan
Israeli co-Director
Parents Circle – Families Forum

The driver was late yet again and at the entrance to Ibn Rushd High School in the Palestinian village of Tsur Baher they were waiting for us with anticipation in their eyes. A close-knit group of teenagers entered, keeping their distance. They sat down. We began.

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Alumni Solidarity Project

Meet Rasha and Arnon, one of 800 Israeli and Palestinian alumni who are part of our Alumni Solidarity Project. Graduates of the PNE program like Arnon and Rasha learn to become agents of change and advocates for solidarity and peace.

We’ve committed to raising $65,000 to support this program, and we need your help!

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A Palestinian Flag at Jewish Camps: No Need for Apologies

By Shiri Ourian
Executive Director
American Friends of the Parents Circle

We can raise the Palestinian flag and still love Israel. In fact, we must. We can raise the Palestinian flag and still feel safe as Israelis. In fact, it makes us safer. We can raise the Palestinian flag and not feel like traitors. In fact, we are bold leaders.

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