We’re seeing the impact of the Jerusalem announcement on the ground
We’re already seeing the impact of the Trump-administration’s announcement on Jerusalem on our activities. We’ve had to cancel activities like a joint Israeli and Palestinian group visit to Yad Vashem for safety concerns and just yesterday, a group of emboldened, Israeli parents forced the cancellation of Parents Circle’s Dialogue Meeting in an Israeli high school where we have been speaking for nearly 20 years.
AF-PCFF Statement on Jerusalem
American Friends of the Parents Circle – Families Forum, in the name of 600 Israeli and Palestinian families who have all lost children, sisters, brothers, parents, husbands and wives to a conflict which should have ended long ago, strongly opposes President Trump’s unilateral recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital today and the movement of the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem. This is not the way to peace, Mr. President.
Update: Young Ambassadors for Peace Program
The group of Israeli and Palestinian youth participants in our Young Ambassadors for Peace (YAP) program arrived late last Thursday night after a very long 6-hour bus ride through checkpoints and weekend traffic in Israel until they reached the north of Israel at Tabgha’s Meeting Place on the northwest side of the Sea of Galilee.