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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 [...]
Wael Salame (East Jerusalem)
“If Palestinian freedom fighters and former Israeli soldiers can form a group with a common cause, then anyone can.” Photography by Dubi Roman Wael Salame lives in Anata, East Jerusalem. In 1990 he was arrested as he crossed into Israel from the West Bank on his way to blow up an Israeli police building. After five years [...]
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. [...]
Yunes Asfoor
My name is Yunes Asfoor. I don’t know how to begin my story because it is somewhat different from those of my friends. After I got married, god blessed me with children, I had a son called Habib-Allah who suffered from a serious disease (leukemia). I took him for treatment in many hospitals – in [...]
Educational Tours in the Southern Nablus Region
Combatants for Peace’s Tel Aviv – Nablus group runs monthly tours of the villages and settlements of the Southern Nablus region. In the tours we visit the Separation Barrier in Elkana, the Ariel area, and the illegal outposts of the Eli/Shilo settlement block. At the end of all the tours we meet with Palestinian activists of the [...]
The 8th Israeli Palestinian Memorial Day Ceremony
The 8th Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Day Ceremony attracted this year 2400 Israelis from across the country, 44 Palestinians, CFP’s members were able to arrive. For the full Ceremony record press here (we will upload subtitles in English and Arabic soon) Our thanks and appreciation to the Social Television for shooting the event and for the editing [...]
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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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