Youth Encounters at the School for Peace

 
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace has received 2 donations
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace posted a progress report
    School for Peace and Higher Education
    By - School for Peace - Director
    The School for Peace is excited to announce Harb Amara as the newest member of the team. Harb Amara comes to the School for Peace as their new Program Director. Mr. Amara is no stranger to social change; he has worked with the School for Peace and USAID in the past and is also the head of Community Services and Prevention...
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace posted a progress report
    "Back on track"
    By - American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat al Salam - Admin
    Back on track again, the School for Peace is making history by resuming regional forums for SFP graduates and another for state led planning to end the occupation. In January, the SFP, in cooperation with The Arab Center for Alternative Planning, opened a year-long program for 30 urban planners, architects, and civil...
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace has received 3 donations
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace has made updates to their project page.
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace has made updates to their project page.
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace has received 1 donation
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace posted a progress report
    Making an Impact
    By - Glenn Chon - AFNSWAS Writer
    During the conflict in Gaza, for the safety and comfort of the participants, it was decided by both Tawasul and the School for Peace that the continuation of the cross-border encounters course would be postponed for a short period. The program started up again this past October. The Journalist Writers Foundation award will...
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace has received 1 donation
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace has received 1 donation
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace posted a progress report
    School For Peace Wins Major Award
    By - Dr. Nava Sonnenschein! - Director of SFP
    In June, Dr. Nava Sonnenschein was invited to Turkey to take part in the competition for the prestigious Journalists Writers Foundation award. The School for Peace was one of 1,179 organizations, from 107 countries, competing for the 10 prizes that were awarded. The foundation has set its goal as promoting the idea of...
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace has received 15 donations
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace posted a progress report
    Laying the Groundwork ... and Changing Lives
    By - Alex Lewin - AFNSWAS Grant Writer
    Not just anybody can bring Jewish and Palestinian youth together to engage in dialogue, role play, and the forming of a shared commitment to peaceful action. The Youth Encounter Workshops at require properly trained and committed facilitators. Which is why the School for Peace runs intensive, four-month-long facilitator...
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace posted a progress report
    Anthem for Peace: The Most Productive Workshop Yet
    By - Alex Lewin - AFNSWAS Grant Writer
    The latest Youth Encounter Workshop, which took place over three days last December, was a dynamic, lively, and inspiring meeting of 62 Arab and Jewish high-school students. It was the most successful youth workshop yet in this keystone program of the School for Peace at Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam.  30 Arab and 32...
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace posted a progress report
    The Ongoing Impact of the Youth Encounter Program
    By - American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat al Salam - American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat al Salam
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace has made updates to their project page.
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace posted a progress report
    International Encounters
    By - Deborah First - Vice President, AFNSWAS
    Following the most recent Youth Encounter Workshop at the School for Peace, Jewish and Palestinian high school students are now taking part in a 10-day mission to Italy to meet with Italian high school youth. The encounter participants will be joined by Jewish and Arab young adults from Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam, a Peace...
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace has received 6 donations
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace posted a progress report
    Extending the Encounters
    By - Ruth McKee - Outreach Writer, AFNSWAS
    This summer, the School for Peace has embarked on a new program to engage high school teachers who for years have been escorting students to NSWAS for youth encounters, without the opportunity to participate in the dialogue themselves. The new program, "Two Peoples Read from Right to Left," gives teachers the tools to...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace posted a progress report
    Youth Encounters; Dialogue and Hope
    By - Deb First - Vice President, Board of Directors
    School for Peace Youth Encounters             It is a source of pride for those Jewish and Arab high schools in Israel that make a commitment to preparing for a four day residential encounter with “the other side” held at Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam. ...
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace posted a progress report
    School for Peace mourns loss of Director
    By - Nava Sonnenschein - Director of School for Peace
    This summer School for Peace Director Ahmad Hijazi and his son Adam were killed in a car accident while traveling in Africa. It was a terrible loss to the School for Peace and Neve Shalom – Wahat al Salam. Ahmad was my working partner for the last 20 years, a great partnership that I will miss every day every day of...
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace posted a progress report
    Assessing the encounters' impact
    By - Ahmad Hijazi - School for Peace Director
    The School for Peace always follows up its youth encounters with meetings at the schools after a few months. We happy to share some of what came out after one of our encounters with you, who have helped make this encounter for Jewish and Palestinian high-schoolers possible: Students of Givat Brenner remembered the workshop...
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace has received 15 donations
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace posted a progress report
    Recent activities for the youth at the School for Peace
    By - Ahmad Hijazi - School for Peace Director
    Recently, there have been two youth encounter workshops. In addition, we conducted a uninational workshop for Jewish students. The School for Peace is gradually shifting its activities from the classic youth encounter model to longer and more serious activities. This is only partly due to a lack of available funding...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace posted a progress report
    Two new upcoming encounters for young Jews and Palestinians!
    By - Ahmad Hijazi - Director of the School for Peace
    At the end of February and in early March, thanks to support from donors like you, the School for Peace will organize two new youth encounters for students from Nazareth and Givat Brener, and from Tel Aviv and Afola. Each high school will send 30 participants, accompanied by two teachers (a man and a woman), so there will...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace posted a progress report
    Human Rights Program for Jewish and Palestinian Youth
    By - Perrine Vaillant - American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam
    Because of financial difficulties, the School for Peace reduced the number of its youth encounters to 3 or 4 over the school year. But it is currently conducting a program in Human Rights for Israeli and Palestinian youth, in partnership with the organization Care in Ramallah, West Bank. This dialogue program includes human...
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace has received 17 donations
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace posted a progress report
    Closing a successful year
    By - Perrine Vaillant - Executive Director
    Thank you! Thanks to you and other generous donors like you, the School for Peace has been able to organize five youth encounters this year. That means about 300 young Jews and Palestinians from all over Israel have been able to meet the "other" for the first time and to have meaningful dialogue. All have left with a...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace posted a progress report
    One more youth encounter before summer
    By - Perrine Vaillant - American Friends of NSWAS
    The School for Peace recently organized one youth encounter for 60 Palestinian and Jewish students from the Reali and Acre's Terra Sancta schools. As usual, the youth, meeting the "other side" often for the first time, met in Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam where they stayed for 4 days. During that time they discussed...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace posted a progress report
    Two new youth encounters organized
    By - Perrine Vaillant - American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam
    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...
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace posted a progress report
    Young Palestinians and Jews on the field
    By - Perrine Vaillant - American Friends of NSWAS
    The 22 participants of the Youth Encounter Human Rights program continue to meet about once a month in the binational community of Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam.  The young people are now observing how human rights are implemented in institutions and in their communities. They then report and discuss their findings with...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace posted a progress report
    Looking Back at 2009/2010
    By - Ahmad Hijazi - School for Peace Director
    This year 2009/2010, the School for Peace organized five binational youth encounters with schools around Israel. 310 Jews and Arabs from 8 high schools and from a youth club in Ramla have participated in these encounters. Among the schools were: Nazareth and Hakfar Hayarok, Sakhneen and Ayanot Yarden, Naa'ora and Brener,...
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace has received 18 donations
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace posted a progress report
    New Human Rights focused Youth Encounter
    By - Perrine Vaillant - Assistant Executive Director
    The School for Peace (SFP) is currently running a one-year long course for Arab and Jewish high school students who want to become leaders in advancing human rights in their milieus. Nine Jews and thirteen Palestinians from different high schools (age 15-17) are participating in this program, which includes one encounter...
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace posted a progress report
    Two youth encounters organized
    By - Perrine Vaillant - Assistant Executive Director
    Recently, the School for Peace organized two types of youth encounters in the "Oasis of Peace:" Jewish/Arab and Palestinian/Palestinian students encounters. In October, 10 Palestinian students of Israeli citizenship met with 10 Palestinian students from Nablus in the West Bank. Together they discussed the future...
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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  • Youth Encounters at the School for Peace has received 13 donations
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Abir Elzowidi

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Sherman Oaks, CA United States

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