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Jerusalem High School Students Speak Out After Attack against Parents Circle program

Israeli right-wing demonstrators protesting against a Parents Circle Dialogue Meeting at a Jerusalem public high school on Sunday, January 23rd with signs reading “Death to Terrorists” (photo credit: Leah Solomon) Earlier this week, our Dialogue Meeting program came under attack. Right-wing activists, led by Israeli Member of Knesset Ben-Gvir, protested outside of a Jerusalem public high … Continue reading Jerusalem High School Students Speak Out After Attack against Parents Circle program

Parents Circle Under Attack

Yesterday right-wing activists, led by MK Ben-Gvir, demonstrated outside an Israeli public school in Jerusalem where bereaved Palestinian and Israeli members came to speak to the students about their loss and their choice for peace through our Dialogue Meetings program. https://youtu.be/Zid00938Yng Protestors demonstrating against Parents Circle bereaved members, January 23, 2022 The school’s administration, the … Continue reading Parents Circle Under Attack

A Valued New Year

by Yoav PeckDirector of Community RelationsParents Circle – Families Forum December 31, 2021 Bereaved Palestinian and Israeli members at the 2019 PCFF Members’ Conference 50 years ago this evening, was my first New Year in Israel. Like many other long-haired wanderers from the California ’60’s, I volunteered on a kibbutz, shouldering 70 lb. bunches of … Continue reading A Valued New Year

The Struggle in Sheikh Jarrah

by Yoav PeckDirector of Community RelationsParents Circle – Families Forum December 25, 2021 Learn more about our campaign to stand in solidarity with Palestinian communities affected by settler violence On Christmas Day, 50 activists from the Parents Circle – Families Forum travelled to the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in East Jerusalem to demonstrate solidarity with the … Continue reading The Struggle in Sheikh Jarrah

68 Children Illustration Exhibit

A virtual illustrated exhibit and webinar in memory of the children lost in Gaza and Israel. During the military operation Guardian of the Walls/The War on Jerusalem, a group of Israeli illustrators joined together to create illustrations commemorating the children of Gaza and Israel who lost their lives. These illustrations express solidarity and call for compassion … Continue reading 68 Children Illustration Exhibit

Picture this scenario

by Osama Abu Ayyash and Yuval RahamimCo-DirectorsParents Circle – Families Forum November 6, 2021 Learn more about our campaign to stand in solidarity with Palestinian communities affected by settler violence Picture this scenario. More than a hundred enemies, who have every right to want to kill each other, enjoying a picnic together. Sounds unimaginable, right? … Continue reading Picture this scenario

Sharing hardship and solidarity on the Dead Sea – Members Picnic

by Yoav PeckDirector of Community RelationsParents Circle – Families Forum November 5, 2021 Learn more about our campaign to stand in solidarity with Palestinian communities affected by settler violence After two years of separation and Zooming, today 225 Palestinian and Israeli Parents Circle members and their families came from across the West Bank and Israel … Continue reading Sharing hardship and solidarity on the Dead Sea – Members Picnic

Visit to Wadi Fukin

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 Today, Israeli and Palestinian alumni of the Parents Circle’s Parallel Narrative Program visited the West Bank village of Wadi Fukin, near Bethlehem. They heard from residents about daily life … Continue reading Visit to Wadi Fukin