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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Zohar Shapira (Tel Aviv)
“At first I was running after children throwing stones. 12 years later I was shooting above children heads at their homes.” Photography by Dubi Roman Zohar Shapira, 40, is a teacher living in Tel Aviv. He served 15 years in the Israeli military, and for some of this time was a member of Israel’s top commando unit. [...]
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 [...]
In-House Meetings
CFP defines two main obstacles blocking the road to peace between the Israeli and Palestinian peoples:  fear and ignorance. In order to fight the stereotyping and de-humanization inflicted by both sides on the other, we work to bring together as many people as possible from both sides so that they can gain a new perspective, [...]

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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