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Within the Eye of the Storm Film Discussion

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

Our Tears Are the Same: Webinar with Layla Alsheikh and Robi Damelin

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 Forward: Israelis and Palestinians mourn our losses together on Yom Hazikaron

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

Join bereaved members in their living rooms

On Monday, April 27 at 1:30 EST, we will co-host the largest peace event ever organized between Israelis and Palestinians: The Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Day Ceremony. Following the Ceremony, we are going to offer something that has never been done before – invite you to gatherings hosted by bereaved Israeli and Palestinian families in their homes.

The 2020 Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Day Ceremony

Recording now available The 15th Annual Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Day Ceremony https://youtu.be/4W7BXILC1S0 Monday, April 27th On this day, Israelis and Palestinians grieve together for the losses that all families have suffered. By acknowledging the pain of those living on the other side, we resolve to choose a new path of peace, justice, security, and dignity for … Continue reading The 2020 Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Day Ceremony