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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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
Tzahi Avinoam
(Translated by Yahav Zohar) My name is Tzahi Avinoam. I was born in Ashkelon to a traditional working class Mizrahi [Jews from muslim countries] family. at the age of six, in 1984 we moved to Nissanit, a settlement in the Gaza Strip. My parents’ motives for moving were ideological as well as economic. The settlement [...]
Face to Face
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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