Aug 2014 / Combatants for Peace crowd funding campaign – Please support us !
We see horrifying images of violence coming from the Middle East these past weeks, and a seemingly unending cycle of hatred and conflict – with both sides stuck in a narrative with no way out.  We are a group of former combatants that are not waiting for our governments – we are actively doing it [...]
Hillel Bardin (Jerusalem)
My father was born in 1898 in Ukraine.  As a child he lived through terrible pogroms in which Jews were killed and attacked, without the police giving any protection.  This, and his knowledge of Jewish history, convinced him that Jews could not be safe as a minority in someone else’s land; he immigrated to Palestina [...]
Suliman al-Khatib
I am Suliman al-Khatib from the village of Hizme in north-east Jerusalem. I was raised in a family which was badly affected by the occupation and fought it, according to the outlook that the only possible solution is a military one. I joined the “Fatah” movement at the age of 12, and was involved in [...]
Oren Kalisman (Tel Aviv)
“In our unit we called the operation a ‘terror attack’. In another unit they further and called it a ‘massacre’.” Photography by Dubi Roman Oren Kalisman, 30, is a physics student at Tel Aviv University. During his time in the Israeli army he was a lieutenant and platoon commander. I grew up in a village close to Galilee. [...]
Political theater performances in the West Bank
CFP’s Tel Aviv-Tulkarm group uses the theatre activities based on Augusto Boal’s ‘Theatre of the Oppressed’. This is the model which aims to bring change through theatre. The theatre is a non-violent tool that allows Israelis and Palestinians to work together to end the occupation and build a peace based on non-violent principles. One of the [...]
Building resilience (inner and outer)
Building on the success and response from CfP members to the intense but short UK visits hosted by Encounters arts(www.encounters-arts.org.uk) ,Ben Yeger, CfP UK representative and Encounters Creative Associate is leading a year long(2012/13) project within the CfP movement. Project description A focused program in co-facilitation with CFP, over a sustained number of visits  which aims to [...]
In-House Meetings
CFP defines two main obstacles blocking the road to peace between the Israeli and Palestinian peoples:  fear and ignorance. In order to fight the stereotyping and de-humanization inflicted by both sides on the other, we work to bring together as many people as possible from both sides so that they can gain a new perspective, [...]

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Nablus Tour, June 28, 2013
Renovating the School at Hirbet Tweill Pt. 2 שיפוץ בית הספר היסודי בח'רבת טוואייל, שלב ב'
Demonstreation at Maasara, Photos by Nirit Haviv 46 שנה לכיבוש השטחים - צעדה והפגנה משותפות
Studying for Peace
Renovating the School at Hirbet Twayel Pt. 1
Ben's Workshops
Tour to the area South of Nablus
CFP Memorial Ceremony 2013
Protest in Anabta מחאה בענבתא