All Blog Posts Tagged 'Palestine' (92)

A political framework for a new approach to Israeli-Palestinian coexistence

A political framework for a new approach to Israeli-Palestinian coexistence provides for a joint country called Israel-Palestine having equal rights for all, separate geographical areas for the two peoples, the ability by individuals to live anywhere in the entire country (within practical limits) either as a citizen or as a legal resident, firm security guarantees for both peoples and substantial autonomy for both peoples.…


Added by TransConflict on July 29, 2014 at 5:50am — 6 Comments

Does Israel fear a Unity Government in Palestine?

Note: This article was originally published with the Initiative for Policy Research and Analysis on 19 July, 2014…


Added by Vinayak Rajesekhar on July 26, 2014 at 12:35pm — No Comments

The Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation - An Update

Dear All,
Following requests from several organizations, I hereby write to provide an update on the work of the Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation:
  1. The GCCT now has over 120 member organizations from a host of places, including …

Added by TransConflict on July 18, 2014 at 7:55am — 1 Comment


In the current situation in Palestine, the twenty-two member Arab League once again is under the spotlight of international relations experts who are eager to see if the organization could come up with a united stance towards the conflict. International observers versed in the Arab politics, perhaps, discern it too well that Arab countries could hardly get rid of their old mudslinging against each other when coming to find a common ground to protect Arab interests. Quite glaringly, the…


Added by ABM Mosleh Uddin on July 18, 2014 at 1:00am — No Comments

Steering Youth From Violence: Lessons Learned

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can view this post on the USIP web site here.

By Aparna Ramanan…


Added by Viola Gienger on July 1, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Palestinian National Conference in Support of Victims of Torture - June 26

Best Easter

The Treatment and Rehabilitation Center for Victims of Torture (TRC)

Cordially invites you to the National Conference:

Towards a Better Future in which Human Rights are Protected



Added by Nabil Hanna on June 24, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

From Syria to Sweden: the Story of Stateless Syrian Palestinian Refugee in search for Identity

More than 2.8 million Syrians have been forced to leave their country so far. The vast majority of them remaining in neighboring countries, such as Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan. They are often living in dire conditions because countries like Lebanon and Jordan are already under extreme economic and political strain. A few others sought refuge in Europe. However, Europe has only granted asylum to 89,000 people. Though …


Added by Emi on June 22, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

One Day After Peace, a year after

I have found on PCDN a list of Universities/Colleges that teach "Peace" and reconcilation, I have applied to all yet many big & important institute libraries still don't hold One Day After Peace, I'm posting this post to bring attantion to this important film …


Added by Nahum Laufer on March 24, 2014 at 4:45pm — No Comments

For Syrian refugees child marriage is a necessity

Research by women’s right organizations purports that the prevalence of child marriage is not due to lack of awareness about the concerns of the practice, but due to the social prejudice that girls face. While reports are inconclusive as to the rate of increase of child marriages among refugee populations, it is still an issue that requires immense scrutiny.…


Added by TransConflict on February 9, 2014 at 1:52pm — No Comments

Peace is Intercourse

Peace is Intercourse

Ecstasy is in


It is our faith and experience after 46 years of marriage and peacebuilding that the soul's oldest memory is of union, and the soul's deepest longing is for reunion.


Seeking the ecstasy of reconnection—especially between enemies—is often disappointing for those clinging to the illusion of…


Added by Libby and Len Traubman on January 7, 2014 at 1:38am — 1 Comment

What Might Persuade Israelis, Palestinians to Back Peace?

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the USIP web site, click here.

By Lucy Kurtzer-Ellenbogen

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently reiterated his pledge that any agreement with the Palestinians would be brought to Israel's citizens for a referendum. Palestinian…


Added by Viola Gienger on December 23, 2013 at 6:08pm — 2 Comments

Mandela's Legacy


As we all mourn this week the death of the great Peace-Maker Nelson Mandela, we can only applaud the success of the peace process & reconciliation in South Africa, and Mandela's efforts for this success bringing an end to…


Added by Nahum Laufer on December 8, 2013 at 5:20am — No Comments

Religion today Film Festival awards "One Day After Peace"

I'm copying a message I received yesterday from Religion Today Film Festival in Trento- Italy, also some quotes from the press release,",

see web-site for full info:


Dear Nahum,

 We are very happy to inform you that "One Day After Peace" has been awarded both our Great Prize "In the spirits of faith" by the international jury and the award by the SIGNIS jury…


Added by Nahum Laufer on October 22, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Pursuing Non-Violent Protest in Palestine

People have asked, “Where is the Palestinian Gandhi?” One response has been Palestinian farmer Emad Burnat, who created the documentary, Five Broken Cameras.

Another good example is the young woman in this video (…


Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on March 15, 2013 at 2:35pm — No Comments

Peace X Peace DC Area Film Screenings - Within the Eye of the Storm

Peace X Peace Hosts Five Film Screenings of Within the Eye of the Storm in the D.C. Area!

A new documentary of a Palestinian and Israeli father whose young daughters were killed by the conflict. Come meet them and see how these enemies reach across the deepest of wounds to become friends and break the cycle of retaliation. Bassam and Rami will be present at all film screenings as well as the director, Shelly Hermon.…


Added by Yasmina Mrabet on February 20, 2013 at 5:56pm — No Comments

Israeli Elections 2013 As Jump Start For Peace Process?

Elections 2013 Israeli PM Netanyahu decided elections to be held in 22nd January 2013, in advance of the November 2013 deadline. The immediate cause for early elections might be his troubles to agree budget cuts with his coalition colleagues.

The key issue in Israeli politics during last…


Added by Ari Rusila on January 20, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

A Jordanian-Palestinian Confederation Is On The Move

Article first published as A Jordanian-Palestinian Confederation Is On The…


Added by Ari Rusila on January 1, 2013 at 9:18pm — No Comments

A good day to learn about Palestine

Today, November 29, 2012, is the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People (sometimes known simply as Solidarity Day). This day of observance has been celebrated on or around November 29 since a resolution of the General Assembly of the United Nations on December 2, 1977. (See…


Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on November 30, 2012 at 2:06pm — No Comments

Gaza: A Fundamentalist's Guide to Gravity

Gaza: A fundamentalist’s guide to Gravity

By: Firouzeh Afsharnia

A few years ago I was traveling through Africa and found my self in a rickety cab. As I bounced up and down in the lumpy back seat, shifting spots to avoid the broken springs and whatever was festering in the exposed paddings, another passenger got in and sat in the front seat.  He was in a jovial mood and had just passed some sort of certification exam.  “I passed! I passed!” He declared.



Added by Firouzeh Afsharnia on November 20, 2012 at 5:15pm — No Comments

The Escalating Conflict Between Israelis and Palestinians

The Conflict Resolution Workout!

by Ruth Sirman, CanMediate International

16 November 2012

I have watched with concern and despair the way things are escalating between Israelis and Palestinians over the past few days, weeks and even months. And I am worried about where you are choosing to go - both individually and collectively.

There is an old African proverb that says “When 2…


Added by Ruth Sirman on November 17, 2012 at 6:28pm — No Comments

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