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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Riham Musa (Tulkarm)
“Even though I was a little girl, I felt more powerful than the soldiers because I was the person with right on my side.” Photography by Dubi Roman Riham Musa is a law student living in Tulkarm in the West Bank. At the age of 15, she was shot in the stomach by an Israeli soldier as [...]
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 [...]
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