What’s New

PCFF Members to speak at locations in OH, IN and more

We are excited to announce that 3 of the Parents Circle’s members– Rami Elhanan (the new Israeli General Director of the Parents Circle), and George and Najwa Sa’adeh– will be speaking at churches, synagogues, and elsewhere in the Midwest in October and November 2016. Plymouth Congregational Church UCC (Fort Wayne, IN) “Israeli and Palestinian Parents … Continue reading PCFF Members to speak at locations in OH, IN and more

We made our goal!

We made our goal! The Parents Circle’s Indiegogo crowd-funding campaign, If They Can Choose Peace…Anyone Can, is at 102%! Thanks to your generosity, we raised $15,276 to support our outreach team and to help bereaved Israelis and Palestinians become peace advocates within their communities. The funds you helped us raise will be used to support … Continue reading We made our goal!

We’re at 95% of our fundraising goal!

We are at 95% of our Indiegogo crowd-funding campaign to support the Parents Circle in engaging bereaved Israelis and Palestinians who have not yet joined the organization and provide them with training to become advocates for peace. Please help us raise the final $752 to reach our goal!  Make a donation now. We are introducing a Bird of Reconciliation Watch as a special offer … Continue reading We’re at 95% of our fundraising goal!

The Parents Circle needs your help!

This week, we launched our Indiegogo campaign, If They Can Choose Peace…Anyone Can, to raise $15,000 to support the Parents Circle in engaging bereaved Israelis and Palestinians who have not yet joined the organization and provide them with training to become advocates for peace. We’re almost there — we’re at 75% of our goal! We have received a generous matching gift from the Source … Continue reading The Parents Circle needs your help!

If They Can Choose Peace…Anyone Can

We are excited to launch our 2016 Indiegogo crowd-funding campaign to raise $15,000 so that we can connect and engage with bereaved Israelis and Palestinians who have not yet joined our organization, provide them with Parents Circle program scholarships and encourage them to join us in using their stories of loss to inspire hope and reconciliation. … Continue reading If They Can Choose Peace…Anyone Can

Meet Ziva and Khalid

Meet Ziva Rakhamim and Khalid Juma, two participants in the Parents Circle’s Narrative Project who came to see the power in dialogue with the other side. My name is Ziva Rakhamim and I am from Or Yehuda. A flyer for the Narrative Project caught my attention and I decided to sign up even though I have … Continue reading Meet Ziva and Khalid

Parents Circle Activities

It has been a busy first half of the year for the Parents Circle. Here are some of our highlights: PCFF Members Retreat  Over 250 members were present at our retreat. The constant threat of the current socio-political environment in Israel and Palestine has again made it clear to us the unprecedented strength of our community. … Continue reading Parents Circle Activities

Meet Alon and Raja

Meet Alon Simon and Raja Samana, Israeli and Palestinian members of the Parents Circle, both participants in The Narrative Project. My name is Alon Simon. I’m 34 years old, originally from Kibbutz Nitzanim, and now live in Tel Aviv. Last year I participated in the Narrative Project – a series of meetings in Beit Jala … Continue reading Meet Alon and Raja