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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 [...]
Nour Shehadah (Tulkarm)
“Non-violence threatened the army just as much as violence.” Photography by Dubi Roman Nour Shehadah lives with his wife in Tulkarem in the West Bank. Aged 40, he is now a social worker, but was previously a wanted man in Israel and leader of the local Fatah party. I was born and raised in the Palestinian camp of [...]
Idan Barir (Tel Aviv)
“Descending from this hilltop settlement into the town of Jenin was like going from heaven down into hell.” Photography by Dubi Roman As a child I had a very clear idea of what patriotism was. I’d grown up with images of the glorious fighting of 1967 and wanted to be like those great Israeli heroes who had [...]
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 [...]
Face to Face
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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