What’s New

Dialogue Meetings for Israelis and Palestinians make a difference – we need your help!

Today we launch our annual crowdfunding campaign to raise $30,000 for our Dialogue Meetings project, and we need your help! Through the Dialogue Meetings project, our bereaved members create peaceful dialogue between Israelis and Palestinians so that they may have a chance to understand and humanize the other side. For every $800 raised, we can support 1 Dialogue Meeting for … Continue reading Dialogue Meetings for Israelis and Palestinians make a difference – we need your help!

Meet 2 Young Women Who Participated in our Young Ambassadors for Peace Program

“My name is Rama Abu Sara from Beit Umar. I am 19 years old and I am studying Business Management in Al Najah University in Nablus. I participated in a number of Parents Circle activities, mostly in the Summer Program for 3-4 years and Dialogue Meetings, but I was never fully convinced about peace with the other side, because … Continue reading Meet 2 Young Women Who Participated in our Young Ambassadors for Peace Program

End the Violence

Dear Friends, I am writing to you on my flight home from Israel and Palestine, thinking about my brief visit to the Gaza envelope this past week on the Parents Circle’s Narrative Study Tour. On Monday, while the Trump administration opened the new embassy in Jerusalem and Naqba Day neared, our board members and supporters … Continue reading End the Violence

Latest attack on Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Day

Yesterday, Israel’s Minister of Defense, Avigdor Lieberman, denied entry permits for the 110 Palestinians invited to attend the 2018 Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Day Ceremony on April 17th. Lieberman stated that he “will not lend a hand to the desecration of our Memorial Day.” The Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Day Ceremony is, in fact, just the opposite. For the past 13 consecutive years, this … Continue reading Latest attack on Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Day

American Communities Mark 2018 Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Day

“The Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Day Ceremony comes to remind us that war is not inevitable” On April 17, 2018, thousands of Israelis and Palestinians will come together to remember the shared pain experienced on both sides of the conflict. The Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Day Ceremony, which has been held following Israeli Memorial Day for the past twelve … Continue reading American Communities Mark 2018 Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Day

Webinar recording available

Did you miss our webinar last week on radicalization in Israel and anti-normalization in Palestine? The recordings are available here: Video/audio recording: http://bit.ly/2tm5rkC  Audio-only version: http://bit.ly/2tesHkQ 

Making Peace in the Kitchen

Join the 12 bereaved Israeli and Palestinian mothers of Sisterhood of Pain, Sisterhood of Hope for a unique event: Get to know these extraordinary women in the most delicious way possible: in the Temple Emanu-El kitchen. The bereaved mothers of the Parents Circle produced a book of recipes for friendship, remembrance—and Israeli and Palestinian jam. This … Continue reading Making Peace in the Kitchen