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Palestinians, too.

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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What I learned about the conflict on a southern plantation

by Yuval Rahamim
Bereaved member and Israeli Co-Director

September 17, 2022

When I was invited to join the trip to the U.S. South to explore the history of slavery, civil rights and racial justice, I was reluctant. After all, my concern is the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and not a remote story of injustice, irrelevant to the peace and reconciliation we are working for in the PCFF. But the things we learn when traveling far can sometimes show us what we fail to see and understand, the things just in front of us every day.

I never thought my first trip to the U.S. would look like this

by Laila Alsheikh
Bereaved Palestinian mother
Parents Circle – Families Forum

I’ve been dreaming of visiting the U.S. ever since I can remember. I never expected that my first trip would be to Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama on a reconciliation learning journey.

I’ve packed my comfortable walking shoes, my umbrella and my appetite for southern cooking. Tomorrow, my bereaved Israeli partners and I will begin our journey. Together with our American friends, we will explore the history and lessons of reconciliation that are common to both Americans, Israelis and Palestinians.

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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