We wish everyone celebrating a happy Rosh Hashana. May the coming year be more peaceful and full of light.
By Ronit Vered | Haaretz In February, Palestinian chef Reem Kassis and Israeli Chef Michael Solomonov hosted a dinner at the James Beard House to benefit the Parents Circle. Learn more about her.
We are just a few days away from Rosh Hashana — a time during which our many Jewish supporters will celebrate the new year. We hope for a year of more peace for all of us. We want to take a moment to share the Parents Circle’s new growth and activity. Women’s Group Solidarity Meeting … Continue reading A moment before the Jewish new year, here’s what you need to know
Join us for our upcoming webinar: Meet Our New Palestinian Co-Director: Bassam Aramin Tuesday, September 10th at 12:00 PM EDT Registration required Bassam was a Palestinian freedom fighter who spent time in Israeli prison, during which he had a personal transformation. When released, he became devoted to non-violent resistance. In 2007, Bassam’s 10-year old daughter, … Continue reading Webinar: Meet Our New Palestinian Co-Director
by Robi Damelin Bereaved Israeli mother Parents Circle – Families Forum This year, the Parents Circle’s Youth Summer Camp had a very special flavor for me. My two grandchildren took part. They left with so much new knowledge. They also left with an understanding of the humanity of the Palestinians who were their roommates and … Continue reading I am so proud of my grandchildren
The Parents Circle – Families Forum bids a warm farewell to Mazen Faraj. Mazen was the Palestinian Co-Director for 7 years, and a staff member for 13 years. Mazen’s greatest accomplishments include helping to create a joint Israeli and Palestinian board. As well, he helped grow the organization’s scope of reconciliation activities. Mazen was crucial … Continue reading Changes in Palestinian Leadership
You are witnessing a miracle. Israeli and Palestinian women sitting at the table together is a rare experience. You can bring women to the table. Our campaign to support Embroidering for Peace is 25% funded. You can help these women stitch it together— make a contribution today. Embroidering for Peace is a unique opportunity for Israeli and … Continue reading You are witnessing a miracle
by Eyal Rozin, an Israeli Parents Circle – Families Forum member I recently hosted a Parents Circle Dialogue Meeting in my home. I took part in the Parents Circle’s Parallel Narrative Experience (PNE) a few months ago. The PNE is an intense process of meetings between Israelis and Palestinians to get to know each other. The … Continue reading Exposing Israelis Beyond the Wall
We are livid! In case you missed it, the Trump administration’s economic plan for peace uses photos of our bereaved members in its online publication. Those photos were part of our project in partnership with USAID for 10 years. The project promoted dialogue and reconciliation between Israelis and Palestinians. Then USAID funds were cut. The program could no longer … Continue reading We won’t be pawns in Kushner’s plan