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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 [...]
Roni Segoly
My name is Roni and on Aug 2007 I joined the organization Combatants for Peace. Since then I have been an active member and this is My Personal Story. I grew up in Jerusalem in the 70s, the years of the feeling of euphoria after the 6 day war. I was a youngster and like most [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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