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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 - Families Forum

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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To be honest, I’m scared

by Osama Abu Ayyash
Palestinian Co-Director
Parents Circle – Families Forum

“To be honest, the recent settler violence against Palestinians and their villages in the West Bank has me scared.

I’m worried about the escalation in violence.

I’m worried about the lawlessness and the absence of accountability of settler violence. I’m worried for the safety of my colleagues, our members, my family and my own safety as I travel from my village of Beit Ummar near Hebron to the Parents Circle’s office in Beit Jala near Bethlehem.”

In response to settler violence

This past weekend bereaved Israeli and Palestinian members of the Parents Circle visited the Palestinian village near Tubas — a Bedoiun village that continues to suffer from damage and destruction at the hands of Israeli settlers.

There has been a surge in Jewish settler violence against Palestinians especially in 2021. Settlers invade homes, smash windows and damage equipment, olive plantations, and vehicles. Even worse, a 3-year old Palestinian boy was hospitalized with a fractured skull from the attacks.  

Your support helps us continue and expand our groundbreaking projects. Your tax-deductible donation goes to support activities among Israelis and Palestinians planting seeds of reconciliation throughout our region.

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