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From Conflict Avoider to Conflict Expert

By Marianne Perez de Fransius Thinking about how I ended up as an expert in peace and conflict transformation, I realized that my time at Georgetown University was pivotal. In the spring of my sophomore year, I studied abroad in Jerusalem and then worked at the Jerusalem Post over the summer. There was hope about the[…]

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Peace is Intercourse

Guest Contributors Libby and Len Traubman discuss their vision for interconnectedness and how they’ve applied it in practice through dialogues in Nigeria and around the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.  Ecstasy is In It is our faith and experience after 46 years of marriage and peacebuilding that the soul’s oldest memory is of union, and the soul’s deepest[…]

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Gal Harmat – Educating Israelis and Palestinians in Peace

Israeli Peace Educator Gal Harmat shares some of the innovations happening in peace education programs for Israelis and Palestinians.  Tell me how you got started. I was part of a Palestinian-Israeli dialogue youth organisation. From there I got into peace work, but I didn’t know what I was getting into. It just seemed right for me.[…]

Break the cycle

Peace between Israel and Palestine? Here’s how…

Immediate actions you can take to bring about an end to fighting and a just peace for all people of Israel and Palestine. By Kai Brand-Jacobsen, Director, Department of Peace Operations (DPO) – PATRIR   If you’re feeling hopeless about the situation in Israel and Palestine, here are a few things that you can do[…]

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MasterPeace – Music Above Fighting

On the 4th of May, 2012, MasterPeace launched their first mini-documentary ‘Music above Fighting.’ This video tells the heart-breaking stories of three people in different conflict areas who are fed up with the situation they live in. They make music with people from the other side of the border and tell about the conflict. The movie is[…]