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.
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!
American Friends of the Parents Circle and Shelley Hermon, film director, are proud to present: Within the Eye of the Storm:Film Discussion with Rami Elhanan, Bassam Aramin, and Shelley Hermon We invite you to view in your homethe award-winning documentary filmWithin the Eye of the Stormand then join us for a virtual film discussion. Monday, … 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
The Program on Negotiation and the Middle East Negotiation Initiative are pleased to present: A PON Film Series Event: Lessons from Reconciliation Processes for the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict We invite you to view in your home the award-winning documentary film One Day After Peace and then join us for a virtual panel discussion. Wednesday, May 20, … Continue reading One Day After Peace Film Panel
by Shiri Ourian Executive DirectorAmerican Friends of the Parents Circle Fighting dangerous pathogens that rip through societies is not new to joint Israeli-Palestinian organizations like the Parents Circle-Families Forum and Combatants for Peace. Fear, hatred, and dehumanization, like viruses, are invisible. They are often asymptomatic in many and lead to senseless fatalities in others. COVID-19 and fear, … Continue reading The Forward: Israelis and Palestinians mourn our losses together on Yom Hazikaron