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Webinar – Reconciliation From the West Bank to Selma

Recording Available Webinar: Reconciliation From the West Bank to Selma https://youtu.be/2YTwDaiPLkQ Join us for a special International Peace Day webinar, live from Montgomery, Alabama. From September 14-21, a group of Americans and bereaved Israelis and Palestinians from the Parents Circle traveled on a Telos Group trip from New Orleans, to Jackson, to Selma and to … Continue reading Webinar – Reconciliation From the West Bank to Selma

What I learned about the conflict on a southern plantation

by Yuval Rahamim Bereaved member and Israeli Co-Director Parents Circle – Families Forum 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 … Continue reading What I learned about the conflict on a southern plantation

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

by Laila AlsheikhBereaved Palestinian motherParents Circle – Families Forum September 13, 2022 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 … Continue reading I never thought my first trip to the U.S. would look like this

“We want to live in peace” – Solidarity in Khan al-Ahmar

Learn more about our campaign to stand in solidarity with Palestinian communities affected by settler violence On Saturday, about 100 members of the Parents Circle – Families Forum and program alumni arrived to express their support and solidarity with the residents of Khan al-Ahmar, who are living under the threat of home demolitions and deportation. … Continue reading “We want to live in peace” – Solidarity in Khan al-Ahmar

Standing with Bardala

Bereaved members and program alumni in conversationwith Palestinian members of the Bardala community (all photos by Eyal Rozin) by Mohammad al-BawPalestinian Community Relations ManagerParents Circle – Families Forum Learn more about our campaign to stand in solidarity with Palestinian communities affected by settler violence Bereaved Israeli and Palestinian members of the Parents Circle and our … Continue reading Standing with Bardala

The Conflict Cannot Wait

Bereaved Parents Circle members pay their respects to the family of Palestinian journalist, Shireen Abu Aqleh, slain by Israeli soldiers by Yuval Rahamim and Osama AbuayyashBereaved members and co-DirectorsParents Circle – Families Forum July 14, 2022 Under normal times, the visit of the President of the United States, Joe Biden, was supposed to be a … Continue reading The Conflict Cannot Wait

“I spoke to the UN Security Council’s hearts today” – Robi Damelin

https://youtu.be/_WG8-3oKm_s “There is hope. I can tell all of you here that if there is no hope, there will never be peace. It is a remarkably important part of the peace seeking equation.” –Robi Damelin, bereaved Israeli mother, briefing the UN Security Council Today, I was invited by the U.S. Delegate to the United Nations … Continue reading “I spoke to the UN Security Council’s hearts today” – Robi Damelin