Combatants for Peace

Sharing Sorrow, Bringing Hope

The Joint Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Ceremony co-hosted by Combatants for Peace and the Parents Circle – Families Forum will take place on Monday April 27th. Broadcast live, around the world from Tel Aviv and Ramallah 5:30pm UTC, 1:30pm New York time,…

Moni Ovadia: accusing those who criticise Israel’s politics of anti-Semitism is shameful

Moni Ovadia is an Italian theatre actor, musician, singer and author. He has long been engaged in the search for a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict which earned him the Premio Colombe for Peace in 2005; we asked him for…

Shared Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Day Ceremony under difficult circumstances

By Ilan Baruch, Yehudit Yinhar and Ina Darmstädter Thousands of Israelis and Palestinians participated in the alternative memorial ceremony organized annually by Combatants for Peace and the Bereaved Parents Circle, two distinguished Israeli-Palestinian peace movements, to pay tribute to the…

From guns and knives to friendship

by Rosa Lia: The Palestine-Israel Journal One conversation in a coffee shop in Ramallah with a Palestinian who spent 10 years in an Israeli prison. Another in a coffee shop in Jerusalem with an Israeli who served in a…