August 5, 2020 Our mission is to foster a process of reconciliation for bereaved Israelis and Palestinians. They have paid the highest price to the conflict. The work of bereaved parents– like Rami, Bassam, and the over 600 other individuals and families in our organization– is made possible by your donation. Please make a contribution … Continue reading Apeirogon Book Discussion with Rami Elhanan, Bassam Aramin, and Hadassah New Orleans
Recording available https://youtu.be/gIwcWp_Hd6o The Women’s Group of the Parents Circle – Families Forum held a webinar with four extraordinary women leaders from global organizations, to learn how these women make their visions a reality. Wednesday July 29th at 7pm Jerusalem time (12pm EDT) Learn more about our bereaved Women’s Group, and how you can support … Continue reading Bold Women Leaders: Visions for Change in a Conflicted World
Monday, July 13, 2020 at 1:00 PM EDT
Join us for a film discussion on Within the Eye of the Storm, with Rami Elhanan, Bassam Aramin, and Shelley Hermon.
We invite you to view in your home the award-winning documentary film Within the Eye of the Storm and then join us for a virtual film discussion.
The Parents Circle – Families Forum bids a warm farewell to Co-Directors, Rami Elhanan and Bassam Aramin. Rami has served as the Israeli Co-Director of the organization since 2016. Bassam has served as Palestinian Co-Director since last year. Both helped lead the organization through the difficulties faced in the wake of the loss of USAID … Continue reading Welcome to our new Israeli and Palestinian Co-Directors!
Annexation will lead to more violence and bereavement. The Parents Circle’s members have paid the highest price and have committed to stop the cycle of bereavement.
Within the Eye of the Storm: Film Discussion with Rami Elhanan, Bassam Aramin, and Shelley Hermon Monday, July 13, 2020 View film here: English subtitles ترجمة عربية / כתוביות בעברית Discussion participants Shelley Hermon Director Bassam Aramin Bereaved Palestinian father Parents Circle member Film subject Rami Elhanan Bereaved Israeli father Parents Circle member Film subject … Continue reading Within the Eye of the Storm Film Discussion
Two murders this week. Different cultures and different worlds. And yet the pain generated by both unites us all. The murders of African-American, George Floyd and Palestinian, Iyad el-Hallak, while thousands of miles away from each other, are the result of the same societal sickness: dehumanization. The bereaved members of the Parents Circle know this sickness … Continue reading The most powerful weapon against hate
Layla is Palestinian. Robi is Israeli. They are both mothers. Both have lost a child to the conflict in Israel and Palestine, but both have made the unique choice to seek peace and reconciliation, rather than revenge and hatred. Speakers: Layla Alsheikh Bereaved Palestinian mother Parents Circle – Families Forum Layla lives in Bethlehem in … Continue reading Our Tears Are the Same: Webinar with Layla Alsheikh and Robi Damelin