Youth Encounters at the School for Peace

 
$7,494 $2,506
Raised Remaining
Jan 25, 2011

Two new youth encounters organized

Discussions continue between the formal workshops
Discussions continue between the formal workshops

In the past three months, the School for Peace has been able - thanks to supporters like you - to organize two new youth encounters. Each brings about 60 Jewish and Palestinian high school students together for three days of discussions and activities.

One was organized between Nazareth and Ayelet Yarden schools on October 30 - November 2. The other one was between Sakhnin and Tel Aviv Municipal Aleph schools on January 23 - 25. A third one is planned between the Reali and Acre's Terra Sancta schools from February 13 - 15. A lot of schools in the country have shown interest in participating in such youth encounters, but the School for Peace can only organize a handful each year due to lack of funding.

Encounters are organized in Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam, the only community in Israel where Jews and Palestinians choose to live, work and raise their children together as equals. This ensure a peaceful environment of mutual respect and cooperation. Hebrew and Arabic are equally used during the workshop, while the staff is also equally split between Jews and Arabs.

Links:

Comments:

About Project Reports

Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to globalgiving.org by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating or by subscribing to this project's RSS feed.

donate now:

Make a monthly recurring donation on your credit card. You can cancel at any time.
Make a donation in honor or memory of:
What kind of card would you like to send?
How much would you like to donate?
  • $20
    give
  • $60
    give
  • $120
    give
  • $480
    give
  • $528
    give
  • $1,200
    give
  • $20
    each month
    give
  • $60
    each month
    give
  • $120
    each month
    give
  • $480
    each month
    give
  • $528
    each month
    give
  • $1,200
    each month
    give
  • $
    give
gift Make this donation a gift, in honor of, or in memory of someone?

Project Leader

Abir Elzowidi

Operations Manager
Sherman Oaks, CA United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Youth Encounters at the School for Peace