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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 [...]
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 [...]
Zohar Shapira (Tel Aviv)
“At first I was running after children throwing stones. 12 years later I was shooting above children heads at their homes.” Photography by Dubi Roman Zohar Shapira, 40, is a teacher living in Tel Aviv. He served 15 years in the Israeli military, and for some of this time was a member of Israel’s top commando unit. [...]
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. [...]
Learning for Peace
Combatants for Peace invites you to “Studying for Peace” events that are maintained once a month. These are lecture and discussion meetings for CFP’s members and are open to the public. In the meeting we host public and intelectual figures, that are related to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, for an hour lecture. We wish to allow [...]
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 [...]
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On “Within the Eye of the Storm” screenings in England
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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