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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 [...]
Tzahi Avinoam
(Translated by Yahav Zohar) My name is Tzahi Avinoam. I was born in Ashkelon to a traditional working class Mizrahi [Jews from muslim countries] family. at the age of six, in 1984 we moved to Nissanit, a settlement in the Gaza Strip. My parents’ motives for moving were ideological as well as economic. The settlement [...]
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. [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
Meetings with ministers and political parties
“Combatants for Peace” has been meeting with ministers and political parties, in order to promote it’s positions into the political scene. On the Palestinian side, members of the movement have met the president Mr. Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) twice, and a third meeting is planned in the near future.

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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