Joint Israeli-Palestinian Bereavement NGO Is the Education Ministry’s New Target | Haaretz

“A new condition added by the Education Ministry on Monday for operators of external programs in schools, that requires them not to degrade or shame the Israel Defense Forces seems tailor-made for one specific organization: The Parents Circle – Families Forum for Israeli and Palestinian bereaved families,”  wrote Shira Kadaria-Ovadia in Ha’aretz today.  After 20 … Continue reading Joint Israeli-Palestinian Bereavement NGO Is the Education Ministry’s New Target | Haaretz

Breaking News: Government Proposes to Cut Parents Circle in Schools

Israel’s Channel 13 News reported that programs at risk of cancellation in schools include Parents Circle’s long-standing Dialogue Meeting program and the Joint Memorial Day Ceremony. These are some of the first unofficial signs that the new, right-wing government in Israel is trying to silence and prevent us from our peace education work. We will not … Continue reading Breaking News: Government Proposes to Cut Parents Circle in Schools

Peace in our time

by Yoav PeckCo-Director of Community RelationsParents Circle – Families Forum January 10, 2022 On Saturday, we completed the second group in a bi-national series for members, known as “Moving Transformations.” A project of the Parents Circle – Families Forum, with generous support from the Bread for the World Foundation, brings Palestinian and Israeli members together, … Continue reading Peace in our time

Bereaved Israeli and Palestinians Peacemakers Wishes for 2023

https://youtu.be/a-efE4-Yi6Q Bereaved Palestinian and Israeli peacemakers share their wishes for 2023. Our peace and reconciliation work is only possible with your support. Donate today for a more peaceful tomorrow. Donate now “We hope the new year will be without an Occupation.” Mohammad Albaw, bereaved Palestinian brother Tweet “I hope that in 2023, after the deep … Continue reading Bereaved Israeli and Palestinians Peacemakers Wishes for 2023

When you stand with us, you stand with Silwan

by Yoav PeckCommunity Relations ManagerParents Circle – Families Forum December 28, 2022 Learn more about our campaign to stand in solidarity with Palestinian communities affected by settler violence This week, 60 Palestinian and Israeli members held a solidarity visit in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan. On a cold, rainy day, we met with Farhi Abu … Continue reading When you stand with us, you stand with Silwan

An open letter to Israeli students, from PCFF’s Israeli Co-Director

by Yuval RahamimBereaved members and Israeli co-DirectorParents Circle – Families Forum December 22, 2022 In the wake of the harassing protests against our peaceful activities in Israeli high schools, I sent an open letter to Israeli students. Support our Dialogue Meeting program Here’s what I wrote… You may have heard that the Parents Circle brings … Continue reading An open letter to Israeli students, from PCFF’s Israeli Co-Director

Our Tears Are the Same Color: Dialogue Meeting with Bereaved Palestinian and Israeli Peacemakers

American Friends of the Parents Circle invites you to a Dialogue Meeting with bereaved Palestinian and Israeli daughters, Ikhlas Ishtaya and Meytal Ofer. Dialogue Meetings like this one are under threat from the new right-wing government taking shape in Israel. Join us to hear their stories of loss, of reconciliation, and of hope. You will … Continue reading Our Tears Are the Same Color: Dialogue Meeting with Bereaved Palestinian and Israeli Peacemakers