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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 [...]
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. [...]
Chen Alon (Tel Aviv)
“My children were human, and yet we had dehumanized the Palestinian children” Photography by Dubi Roman Chen Alon is a theatre director, facilitator and lecturer at Tel Aviv University. Chen served for four years in the Israeli army and then for 11 years as an operations officer in the reserves. Later, he became a refusnik and as a result [...]
Bassam Aramin (East Jerusalem)
“I tried to hide my tears from the other prisoners who wouldn’t have understood why I was crying about the pain of my oppressors.” Photography by Dubi Roman Bassam Aramin became involved in the Palestinian struggle as a boy growing up in the ancient city of Hebron. At 17, he was caught planning an attack on Israeli [...]
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 [...]
Introductory tours of the rural area of Bethlehem
The “Bethlehem-Jerusalem” group of the “Combatants for Peace” (CFP) movement conducts tours of the rural area of Bethlehem, with the purpose of expanding and deepening the participants’ knowledge of the area, its inhabitants and the problems inherent to life under occupation in the area. At the end of the tour, a meeting with the Palestinian [...]
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 [...]

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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