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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 [...]
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 [...]
Oren Kalisman (Tel Aviv)
“In our unit we called the operation a ‘terror attack’. In another unit they further and called it a ‘massacre’.” Photography by Dubi Roman Oren Kalisman, 30, is a physics student at Tel Aviv University. During his time in the Israeli army he was a lieutenant and platoon commander. I grew up in a village close to Galilee. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]

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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