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AFFILIATES & PARTNERS

Affiliates and Partners join Children of Peace by signing up to our notions of peaceful coexistence and the protection of both Israeli and Palestinian children aged 4-17 in the Gaza, Israel and the West Bank.

Applications are processed by our Compliance Team. If approved, only affiliates are entitled to apply for funding for appropriate projects, participate in our volunteers programme, share information, attend conferences and other activities that advance our non-partisan, conflict resolution principles. All affiliates join the Children of Peace Coalition of Peace – now the largest network of peace groups across the Middle East.

A9TV Istanbul
is the television arm of the Building Bridges programme, dedicated to promoting peace, tolerance and understanding between all faiths, particularly the Abrahamic religions - Christianity, Judaism and Islam.

A.Dreams
West Bank, Jerusalem, Haifa, Jaffa, Nazareth, France, Italy – The association ‘A.Dreams’ was born in 2004 of a desire to promote the talent of all young people whatever their background, so that individuals have the opportunity to discover to world of art and to explore and develop their artistic side outside of social and economic contexts, which are not always helpful in artistic expression, via meetings and exchanges based around artistic and cultural themes.

Abraham Fund Initiatives (TAFI)
Harey Yehuda, Israel, UK, USA - The Abraham Fund Initiatives works to advance equality and cooperation among Israel's Jewish and Arab citizens. Through its "advocacy through action" strategy, The Abraham Fund develops and operates groundbreaking social-change initiatives that have inspired public support and harnessed government resources to replicate programs and adopt policies that promote democratic values of equality and social inclusion in Israel. Core areas of intervention are in: Education for a Shared Society, Equal Opportunities, Participation and Economic Development.

Abraham's Vision
USA, Israel, Palestine - a conflict transformation organization that explores group and individual identities through experiential and political education. Examining social relations within and between the Jewish, Muslim, Israeli, and Palestinian communities, they empower participants to practice just alternatives to the status quo.

AJEEC-NISPED (Arab-Jewish Center for Equality, Empowerment and Cooperation - Negev Institute for Strategies of Peace and Development)
Beer Sheva, Israel - an organisation working towards creating equal, inclusive, and flourishing societies. Our programming includes an array of strategies including economic development through the formation of cooperatives and social enterprises, volunteerism, quality early childhood education, health promotion, and shared society partnerships.

al-Taj for Health and Heritage
Arraba, Galilee - health and community support for Palestinian communities in Israel.

The al-Quds Center for Dialogue and Democracy
West Bank, Jerusalem - promotes values of peace, democracy, tolerance and the culture of peace in Palestinian society and through dialogue with Israeli counterparts.

Arab Filmmaking Center
Nazareth, Israel - focuses upon developing education programmes in the arts, music, television and film to celebrate and develop the Arab cultural heritage, whilst preparing youth and students with the professional skills to build an Arab Center of film in Israel.

Arab-Jewish Youth Orchestra
Israel - The orchestra is composed of Israeli Jews and Arabs and was in founded 2002 by Dr. Meir Wiesel, Director of Youth and Music. Its musical director is the renowned composer, conductor and oud player Prof. Taiseer Elias.

Beach and Fun Days for Palestinian Children
Jaffa, Israel - a group of volunteer Israeli women who organize special beach days for Palestinian children from the West Bank. These children are usually prevented from going to the sea, except by special permit, which we obtain for them and their parents. The beach day is an all-volunteer event which includes beach time on the Bat Yam beach, lunch and guided group activities at the Arab-Jewish Community Center in Jaffa. The children's excitement at the sight of the sea, their joy with their parents on a day that is all freedom, widens the heart and encourages hope.

Beit Al Musica
Shefamar - founded in 1999 to provide an answer for the disempowered Palestinian children and youth within Israel by providing a professional framework for teaching music and filling the void present in the Palestinian community in Israel in the areas of musical education and musical community activity.

Benevolent Health Association For All
Gaza, Palestine - is a non-profit, non-governmental civil organisation supervised by the Board of Directors. (BHAA) has carried out a variety of projects serving children suffering from poverty, siege and insecure living conditions. These projects involve numerous fields of life: educational, social, and health.

Bethlehem B&NES
Bath, Bethelehem - The Bethlehem-Bath Links charity creates cultural, sports, business and friendship links between the UNESCO World Heritage cities of Bath and Bethlehem. The charity is based in Bath, with representatives in Bethlehem, and is creating sports, business, cultural and friendship links between people in the two cities.

The Bethlehem Star Charitable Society
Bethlehem - helps needy people in the West Bank through different programmes, which are able to assist various people in the community. The Bethlehem Star charitable society has developed three different programmes including The Golden Jubilee Program for elderly people and The Young Couples Program designed to assist young couples and their children.

Budo for Peace
Israel, East Jerusalem, Jordan and Turkey - Four martial arts for peaceful co-existence dedicated clubs and 16 affiliated clubs. The youth in these clubs are from different ethnic communities such as Bedouin, Jewish, Ethiopian migrants, Druze, Arab Christian and Muslim.

Building Bridges
Turkey, USA, Sweden - Building Bridges is an NGO dedicated to promoting peace, justice and tolerance throughout the world. Associates are involved directly in projects, while at other times presenting at conferences. We use media for interfaith and intercultural projects. Building Bridges has affiliates in San Francisco, California; Oresund, Sweden; and Istanbul, Turkey.

Combatants for Peace
Jerusalem, Israel/Palestine - a group of Israeli and Palestinian individuals who were actively involved in the Israeli-Palestinian cycle of violence. The Israelis served as combat soldiers in the Israel Defense Forces and the Palestinians were involved in acts of violence in the name of Palestinian liberation. These men, who have used weapons against one another and looked at each other only through weapon sights, cooperate today to bring an end of Israeli occupation and a peaceful solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Combatants for Peace initiates projects that focus specifically on the younger generation in an attempt to promote peace and mutual understanding. Among these on-going projects are the construction of playgrounds in the village of Anata in northern Jerusalem and lectures in schools throughout Israel. More info about Combatants for Peace?

Creativity for Peace
USA, Israel, Palestine - "What use are peace treaties if the people still hate each other?"

Creativity for Peace work with young women in Israel and Palestine to create peace from the ground up. A leadership programme builds emotional resilience through dialogue. They equip participants with social action skills and train them partner for peace with their former enemies. The strength of their leadership lies in the authenticity of their voices and their commitment to non-violent conflict transformation. Israeli and Palestinian Young Leaders also facilitate our US-based efforts for American young people.

Daughters for Life
Toronto, Canada. Daughters for Life is a registered Canadian charity that provides young women in high school and university the opportunity through education to develop a strong voice and play a more influential role in improving the quality of life throughout the Middle East.

“We believe that every girl in Palestine and throughout the Middle East has the right to higher education and training. To this end, the foundation provides financial awards to assist young women regardless of background to pursue studies at universities in Palestine, Israel, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt and Syria.”

Equity and Peace
UK - Equity and Peace is an independent lobby and social media campaign for a sustainable peace between Israel and Palestine. This project takes a pragmatic approach. It does not look back, it is non-partisan. It is putting the Israeli-Palestinian conflict within a broader framework of inequality and human rights. It raises questions, opens a dialogue and calls for a plurality of constructive responses which, hopefully, could build enough momentum to help break the current impasse of this complex conflict

Football 4 Peace
United Kingdom, Israel - sport-based co-existence project for Jewish and, Arab children from towns and villages in the Galilee region of Northern, Israel. The project is run in partnership between Chelsea School, University of Brighton in the UK, the British Council and the Israel Sports Authority.

Freddie Krivine Foundation
Binyamina, Israel - the Freddie Krivine Foundation is unique in bringing tennis to Israel's Arab sector. They have ten years experience in creating coexistence and equal opportunity for Jewish and Arab children through tennis. The Foundation supports and create tennis schools in Arab towns and villages, where previously there were none and it creates inter-school tennis programmes where children of different cultural backgrounds meet, nearly always for the first time.

Friends of the Bereaved Families Forum (FBFF):
Israeli Palestinian Bereaved Families for Peace
United Kingdom - FBFF is a charity which works in the UK to support the Parents Circle-Families Forum - a non political organisation of bereaved families in Israel and Palestine that promotes dialogue, reconciliation and peace across the divide, developing projects that build trust, recognise joint responsibilities and affirm the shared desire for dignity and freedom as a basis for just and peaceful co-existence.

The Galilee Society
Shefa-Amr - the Arab National Society for Health, Research and Services – strives to achieve equitable health, environmental and socio-economic conditions for Palestinian Arabs in Israel. As the largest and longest-standing Palestinian NGO in Israel, the Galilee Society is known and trusted by the Palestinian community as an organization that works to protect minority rights, thus promoting and strengthening democratic principles of pluralism and equality in Israel.

Il Germoglio
Israel (Nazareth), Palestine (Jenin), Italy (Verona) - "Il Germoglio"works in partnership with the Italian Co-op. CNT (Roma) and Israeli and Palestinian's organisations.

Since 2005 the organisation promotes the "Flowers of Peace"project that offers to both Israeli and Palestinian adolescents the opportunity to meet in Verona, with the aim of helping them overcome psychological trauma caused by the conflict and any subsequent fear, prejudices, rejection, resentment, hatred and thirst for revenge between the two peoples.

The children participate to work sessions that encourage them to open up to each other, to communicate their traumatic experiences and to narrate their most painful experiences. The groups link up with local schools in Verona.

Hadassah UK
London, Jerusalem - Hadassah was established in 1912 to bring health to all the people of Jerusalem, when high infant mortality, abject poverty and disease plagued the city. Nearly a century later, they have grown into the largest hospital in Jerusalem and today are world famous for our ability to take our research straight from the lab to the bedside.

Hagar Association
Beer Sheva, Israel. HAGAR: Jewish-Arab Education for Equality is a spring-board for social change through its bilingual, multicultural school and community programming. As parents and community members partner in the educational process, we create a community of Arabs and Jews who learn and work together towards a shared and peaceful future.

Hand in Hand: Center for Jewish-Arab Education
Jerusalem, Wadi Ara, Galilee and Beer Sheva Israel - promotes a new educational model of bilingual, multicultural education in Israel where Jewish and Arab children and youth study together in schools as equals. Hand in Hand's mission is to establish and promote integrated Jewish-Arab schools across the country, creating an environment that will strengthen individual and civic identity in young children. And building a new model of peace education and partnership between children, teachers, parents, the wider community, and ultimately promoting social change on a national level.

Hand in Hand has a network of schools in Jerusalem, the Galilee, Wadi Ara and Beer Sheva and continues to expand. The schools are a model for integrated Jewish Arab education building understanding and cooperation between a new generation of children and youth fostering cooperation, dialogue and mutual respect among Arabs and Jews, aiming, within society to transform and overcome conflict.

Hope Flowers School
Bethlehem, West Bank - the Hope Flowers School was founded to develop attitudes and skills that foster peaceful resolutions to conflict. The school seeks to cultivate positive values within Palestinian society and to build relationships between Palestinian children and people of other cultures as a basis for creating understanding and peaceful relations worldwide. More about the Hope Flowers School.

House of Grace
Haifa, Israel - House of Grace is a community-based organization based in downtown Haifa, Israel. A central area of its work is operating youth empowerment projects for Haifa's Arab youth (Muslim and Christian) that live in unprecedented conditions of socioeconomic deterioration. Projects include: Sports for Youth Leadership (with Girls Netball and Boys Football Teams who have regular matches with local Jewish children), Girls Empowerment, Boys Youth At-Risk, and Arab-Jewish Coexistence Summer Camp.

Humanitarian Intervention Centre
UK - an independent foreign policy think tank comprised of talented activists across the political spectrum. London-based with a global reach. HIC's main goal is to highlight the consequences of action and inaction in humanitarian crises across the globe. It's Fellows contribute to leading journals and international media.

Humans Without Borders
West Bank, Israel - Human Without Borders assists West Bank Palestinian children to obtain advanced medical care in medical centres in the Jerusalem and Tel Aviv areas, including Hadassah, Sharaei Zedek, Alyn, Beilinson and Schneider. These hospitals possess the qualified staff and specialized equipment to treat a range of serious and life-threatening diseases.

Israel-Palestine Center for Research and Information
Jerusalem - IPCRI is a joint institution of Israelis and Palestinians dedicated to the resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on the basis of "two states for two peoples" solution. IPCRI recognizes the "two-states for two peoples"solution as the ultimate fulfilment of the national strategic and security interests of the two peoples. IPCRI therefore recognizes the rights of the Jewish people and the Palestinian people to fulfil their national interests within the framework of achieving national self-determination within their own states and by establishing peaceful relations between two democratic states living side-by-side.

The Israel Youth Award
Israel. One of the forefront organizations in Israel promoting links between youth from all over the country, bringing together Arab, Jewish, Bedouin, Druze, Circassian, Christian, and Muslim youth in Israel to enable learning and growing together through joint initiatives as neighbours and friends including hiking trips, service days, and national conferences.

The Jaffa Institute
Jaffa, Israel - Founded in 1982, the Institute for the Advancement of Education in Jaffa "The Jaffa Institute"assists around 4,000 severely disadvantaged children aged 4-18, and their families, regardless of religious or ethnic background by providing educational, recreational and social enrichment programmes that endow children with a sense of self worth, while furnishing them with the skills needed to succeed in contemporary Israeli society.

Jenin Creative Cultural Centre
Jenin, West Bank. The centre aims to use art to foster peace and justice in the Palestinian occupied territories.

Jezreel Valley Center for the Arts
Jezreel Valley, Nazareth and Yefia - groundbreaking music and dance centre teaching Arab and Jewish children from across the region, including the Tenufa school music programme which brings music studies to thousands of young children.

The Jerusalem Inter-Cultural Center
Jerusalem. Founded in 1999 with the intent of assisting the city's residents, from diverse identities, in becoming responsible active partners in shaping the city's future and the development of their communities. The Jerusalem Inter-Cultural Center's approach encourages cooperation and support between the different organizations that can help create a city that involves its residents. As part of its mission, the Center conducts training programs and provides professional guidance in areas associated with professional project management, community dialogue and working within multi-cultural frameworks.

Kids Creating Peace
Tel Aviv, Israel; Ramallah, West Bank Palestine - Provides a value-based coexistence curriculum that incorporates skills, leadership and dialogue training to help provide the knowledge, tools and inspiration for children to choose the path to peace. By engaging young people, and building their self-esteem, the programmes stimulate a "ripple effect" in which the child plays an active role in shaping his or her family and the community in which they live. This model has proven to be truly life changing for participants and their families.

Kids 4 Peace Seattle, (USA) Jerusalem
Kids4Peace is a global, nonpolitical interfaith education for peace organization, working with more than 200 Jewish, Christian and Muslim youth each year, from Israel, Palestinians and the USA. Through summer camps and leadership training programmes, we develop a community of young, interfaith leaders equipped with the knowledge, skills and relationships to build - together - a new culture of peace, in the Holy Land and around the world.

Kids4Peace USA
Kids4Peace Chapters across the United States plan, fund, and host summer camps programmes with young people and staff from Jerusalem and the USA. They also organise follow-up efforts for American youth. Each chapter has its own mission, programmes, and ways of engaging their local interfaith communities.

Kids4Peace Jerusalem
An interfaith team of educators - women and men from all three Abrahamic religions - lead the programmes in Jerusalem, which draw youth from East and West Jerusalem and the surrounding region, including Ramallah, Bethlehem, and Qalandiya.


Kings’ Academy
Jordan. King’s Academy provides a quality education and an experience unlike any available in the region. The Academy provides students with unique opportunities to excel academically, athletically and artistically, and also instils a keen sense of responsibility and maturity. Founded by King Abdullah II of Jordan, the Academy is on track to becoming recognized as one of the best independent boarding schools in the world and plans to become an active Partner of Children of Peace in the region.

Kings College, London Israeli-Palestinian Forum
London, UK - Founded to open up dialogue and debate amongst moderate Jewish and Muslim students and staff at this prestigious London University. The forum hold important meetings to foster trust, understanding and tolerance, inviting notable speakers to key debates and sessions.

Mar Elias Educational Institutions
Ibillin, Israel - The Mar Elias Educational Institutions (MEEI) is a consortium of six schools founded by Father Elias Chacour in Ibillin, in the Galilee region of Israel. Father Chacour was consecrated as the Archbishop of the Catholic Melkite Church in Galilee. MEEI is a Christian institution that embraces students and faculty from Christian, Muslim, Druze, and Jewish traditions who study and teach together as one community of learning and service.

Maof School
Beer-Sheeva, Israel - Arab-Jewish education centre that aims to provide a supportive environment, helping every child to reach their fullest potential, learning to respect the needs and feelings of those around them and caring for the community in which they live.

Mifalot
Israel - Founded in 1997 by the owners of Hapoel Tel Aviv Football Club, Mifalot is the largest and most diverse sport for development and peace organization in the Middle East. To date, over 20,000 children and youth in Israel, Palestine and Jordan participate in Mifalot's programmes each year.

Musicians for Peace
California, USA - a global network of performing and fine artists who dedicate their work to peace, promote freedom of expression through the arts and oppose governmental repression of creativity; preserves the diverse cultures of the world through cultural exchange; support environmental, human rights, world hunger and peace education organizations with their work; and support the goals of the United Nations and other international bodies addressing global issues.

National Council for the Child
Israel - NCC is an independent, non-governmental organisation that works to protect and promote the rights and well being of all children in Israel without discrimination and without geographical, religious or economic limitations. The NCC cares for children living in Israel from birth to age 18 through advocacy, lobby, representation, research and education, and concerned solely with the children's best interest, well-being and rights.

Negev Co-Existence Forum
The Negev Coexistence Forum for Civil Equality (NCF) is a grassroots non-profit organization in Be'er-Sheva. The NCF was jointly founded by Jewish and Arab residents to advance the principles of partnership and equality between the diverse communities in the Negev.

Neve Shalom Israel - Wahat al Salaam
Shimson, Israel - cooperative, successful village of Arabs and Jews in Israel.

A New Way
R
amat Hasharon, Israel - A New Way (ANW) is a grassroots non-profit organization in Israel that's been working for the last 14 years to instil social values and promote shared life values between Jews and Arabs in Israeli society. The educational tool is the main means by which the organization strives to attain its aim of social responsibility to reduce stereotypes and prejudice, and to develop a positive approach to 'the other' and develop mutual trust and respect and recognition of the need for equal rights.

Nuran Charitable Association
Jabel al-Mukaber, East Jerusalem - is a non-profit, non-partisan organisation located in East Jerusalem. Nuran offers emergency medical care services and preventative health education in East Jerusalem, and promotes philanthropy and volunteerism in the Palestinian community. It is entirely operated by volunteers (a few paid staff provide specialty services, such as courses) and its work is held in schools and community centers, with activities included at various public events, seminars and lectures throughout East Jerusalem. Its services provide vital life-saving aid to many Palestinians, and its courses and other activities empower thousands, reaching not only the people of Palestinian East Jerusalem, but also areas of the West Bank, including major cities such as Bethlehem and Hebron.

One to One
UK, Israel - One to One projects in Israel supports the most vulnerable members of society - children - many of whom are exposed to trauma, violence, stress and hunger. We are working with Bedouin, Druze, Jewish and Arab children by running after school centres, cycling clubs, martial arts clubs and horse riding for children with special needs. Our positive commitment has helped over 5000 pre-school children. Funds are raised through sponsored treks in Israel, donations and grant making trusts.

OneVoice
Ramallah, Tel Aviv - moderate Palestinian and Israeli silent majority working for peace. More about OneVoice.

Palestine Children's Welfare Fund
USA, West Bank, Gaza - the group is a non-political, non-religious enterprise whose aspirations are purely humanitarian and for the purpose of emancipating the children of Palestine and the human rights of the people and children of Palestine through a process of mutual respect, conflict resolution and understanding between all communities in the region.

Palestinian House for Professional Studies
Ramallah, West Bank, Palestine - The Center's leading initiative is to assist people from the Middle East and particularly in Palestine, Jordan and Israel to look for better alternatives to find solutions to the current conflict. The Center focuses on the sanctity of life as both a means and an end in itself.

Palestinian Peace Coalition
Geneva - the Palestinian Peace Coalition-Geneva Initiative is a non-governmental Palestinian organization that works on issues of education for peace and non-violence. The PPC-GI emphasizes the ideals of "making peace our horizon"and "peace is possible". Hence, children are one of their main areas of interest. They have organised and continue to organise summer camps for Palestinian children on issues of peace education. As grassroots organization, the PPC-GI works in cooperation with Israeli counterparts (Geneva Israel) in bringing people - Palestinians and Israelis - together with two programs in this regard, one for grassroots and another for politicians.

The Parents Circle-Families Forum
Tel Aviv, East Jerusalem - an organization of Israeli and Palestinian Families who have all lost immediate family members in the conflict. The long-term goal of the Parents Circle-Families Forum is to build trust between both sides by initiating a process of reconciliation. To achieve this goal we work to imbue both sides with a sense of tolerance and reconciliation, rather than hatred and revenge, sharing with others our personal and painful stories. Each day through our activities and outreach, we reaffirm the sanctity of life and the need to safeguard human dignity and freedom.

Peace 21
United Kingdom - Peace21 is positive social network that aims to promote peace throughout the world by collective petition. The group aims to share and celebrate life, our heroes, lost loved ones and charitable projects.

Peace Child Israel
Founded in 1988, PCI uses theatre and the arts as a tool for repair and advocacy between Jewish and Palestinian communities throughout Israel. "Du-Drama" is a youth programme comprised of weekly meetings at partnering (neighbouring) schools followed by rehearsals for productions of bi-lingual plays that are performed by these young leaders for thousands of student audience members in order to change attitudes, serving as a positive role model for their peers and the communities. The "Du-Drama" program is recognized by the Israeli Ministry of Education.

PeaceInsight
United Kingdom - Educational and friendship programmes between Israeli and Palestinian students.

Peace Now
Israel - Tel Aviv, Jerusalem . Peace Now works on public exposure and advocacy to enhance the possibility of realising a negotiated two-state solution between Israelis and Palestinians. The organisation runs educational programmes for youth. The flagship project is Settlement Watch, which monitors and exposes settlement growth and the moral, political and economic threats they cause to a negotiated agreement and the democratic state of Israel.

Peace Oil
Israel, West Bank – a cooperative venture of Jewish, Arab, Druze and Bedouin farmers who grow, harvest and bottle a prize winning range of extra virgin olive oil available in the UK. Profits from Peace Oil are used to support peace and reconciliation work in the Middle East. Read more about Peace Oil.

PeacePlayers International
Israel, International – PeacePlayers International is a non-profit organization that use basketball as conduit to unite and educate children from divided communities. Currently, PeacePlayers International runs year-round programs in Northern Ireland, South Africa, Middle East (Israel and West Bank) and Cyprus.

Peace Preschool
Jerusalem - the Peace Preschool at the Jerusalem International YMCA in Israel brings together Christian, Muslim and Jewish children in a loving and peaceful environment - since we all laugh in the same language!

Peres Center for Peace
Tel Aviv - active and practical initiatives in promoting peace between Arabs and Jews across the region.

Peres Center for Peace Medical Division
Tel Aviv - supporting research and providing initiatives for Israeli and Palestinian doctors and medical services.

The Peres Center for Peace, Sports Department
Tel Aviv - organising highly successful joint sports activities and programmes for Israeli's and Palestinians.

Physicians for Human Rights
Tel Aviv, Israel - Building on twenty years of joint concrete work by Israeli and Palestinian medical professionals and activists, they are committed to an alternative vision of Israeli and Palestinian society, based on human rights, medical ethics and social justice. Work combines direct medical aid with advocacy for long-term policy change that will end occupation and bring health and security to both peoples.

The communities they work for: Palestinians of the occupied Palestinian territory, Palestinian and Israeli prisoners and detainees, Bedouin communities in the unrecognised villages of the Negev desert, marginalised Israeli communities and undocumented people, migrants and refugees living in Israel.

The communities they mobilise: Over 1,500 members and volunteers, including medical professionals, medical students and human rights activists.

Rabbi's for Human Rights
Jerusalem - Founded in 1988, Rabbis for Human Rights is the only rabbinic voice in Israel explicitly dedicated to human rights. Deriving our authority from our Jewish tradition and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, our mission is to inform the Israeli public about human rights violations in Israel and in the Occupied Territories, and to pressure the State institutions to redress these injustices.

The Rebuilding Alliance USA, Israel, West Bank, Africa
The Rebuilding Alliance rebuilds homes and communities in regions of war and occupation. We advocate for government policies towards these regions based on human rights and international law. Through a mutual commitment to justice, we create alliances among our supporters, partners, and those who suffer injustice and violence, yet resist through rebuilding. Our projects are symbols of hope that help rebuild shattered communities and offer people around the world immediate ways to make peace, starting with the tangible support of a family's right to a home.

Road to Recovery Israel
Gaza, West Bank - The Road to Recovery's agenda is based on the belief that peace between Israelis and Palestinians can be achieved through personal involvement. The Road to Recovery hopes to break down the deep-seated barriers of distrust that exist within Palestinian and Israeli societies to promote reconciliation.

Running for Peace
Courtice, Canada. Running for Peace is a NGO that was established to help underprivileged children around the world by providing them with sporting goods. RFP founder was born in Palestine and was always dreaming of creating peace with his Israeli neighbours so he started running and biking long distances to bring awareness to his cause. He believes peace can only be achieved through the hearts of children because they are loving and forgiving. www.running4peace.org

Sadaka-Reut
Israel - founded in 1983 by a group of Jewish and Palestinian Israeli university students who shared the vision of a better future for both communities, Sadaka-Reut seeks to educate and empower Jewish and Palestinian youth to lead social and political change through bi-national partnership and joint activism.

St. John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital Group
Gaza, West Bank, East Jerusalem. - Established in 1882, St John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital is the only charitable provider of crucial eye care in Gaza, the West Bank and East Jerusalem. We treat patients regardless of ethnicity, religion or ability to pay. A peace orientated and Christian based organization we advocate strong interfaith relationships and our supporters include both Jewish and Muslim institutions. Last year, we treated over 25,000 children under 18 across East Jerusalem, Gaza and the West Bank. www.stjohneyehospital.org

Seeds of Peace
USA, Israel, Palestine - to help young people from regions of conflict develop the leadership skills necessary to advance reconciliation and coexistence. Treaties are negotiated by governments; peace is made by people. Seeds of Peace is doing what no government can. It is sowing the seeds of peace among the next generation of leaders. It is educating them to develop empathy, respect and confidence. It is equipping them with communication and negotiation skills and enabling them to see the human face of their enemies.

Shani Choir of the Jezreel Valley
Jezreel Valley, Israel - Under the direction of Pnina Inbar, the choir consists of Arab, Jewish, Muslim and Christian girls and are part of the Jezreel Valley Center for the Arts.

Shorouq Society for Women
Bethany, West Bank, Palestine - Pioneering programmes to encourage Palestinian women to participate in society, to become leaders in the community and nation by promoting womens' rights and by empowering Palestinian women socially, economically and politically.

Shiraa Organisation
Bethlehem, West Bank - Shiraa is a Palestinian civil development NGO working in the Bethlehem District, West Bank. Shiraa empowers groups of women, youth and labourers so that they play a greater role in creating a democratic society. To this end Shiraa raises awareness about human rights, offers free legal advice, provides vocational training and runs youth clubs for peace education, youth issues, recreational activities.

Sindyanna of Galilee
Kufr Manda, Israel. Sindyanna of Galilee is a women-led fair trade association that operates amongst the Arab population of northern Israel. We produce and market local fair trade products. The Sindyanna Visitor Center and the basketry workshop, provides a meeting point for Arab and Jewish women.

The Sir Charles Clore Arab-Jewish Community Centre
Acre, Israel - This Centre was established in 1990 by local Arabs and Jews to provide after-school programmes and meetings for local children, many of whom came from broken families and faced the challenges of high unemployment, drug abuse and lack of educational opportunities. Today the Centre remains independent (funded only through voluntary income) and non-partisan, serving 1500 children, teenagers and women from all backgrounds and communities. It incorporates tolerance and respect in all its activities.

The Steering Center for Democracy
Bethlehem - is focused on the promotion and upholding of democracy in Palestine. The vision of Steering Center is for a more democratic, more just society in Palestine. The Steering Center believes in the importance of working for peace, of participating in building and shaping a new future for the sake of the children and the generations to follow - for both Israelis and Palestinians.

Steiner Waldorf Schools – 1039 worldwide, Israel, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan.
The first Waldorf School opened in September 1919 in Stuttgart. Today (May 2014), there are Waldorf and Rudolf Steiner schools in 60 countries. The educational approach caters for children and young people from 3 to 19. The principles of the educational approach share ideas and concepts that have emerged in recent times - Howard Gardener's theory of multiple intelligences, the value-oriented concept of education outlined in the Kroneberg Declaration (UNESCO 2007) and the educational priorities set out in the Delors Commission Report: "Learning - The Treasure Within" (UNSECO, 1996).

Steiner educational practice embraces the idea of integrated education in which the core skills of oracy, numeracy and literacy are woven together with a study of science and an immersion in the arts. Alongside the the core skills and academic disciplines, experiential learning, through hand-work and land-crafts, and an exploration of moral-ethical ideas, myths and truths of diverse cultures and religions through narrative and biography form the corner-stones of the international curriculum framework. There are currently 12 Steiner schools in Israel and one in Egypt.

WAC-Maan
Israel - an emerging labour union which runs a programme entitled Youth for Social Change. WAC's mission is to decrease poverty through labour organization and to build a democratic labour association open to all sectors of labour, Jews and Arabs alike.

WESAL - Gaza
WESAL is a voluntary, non profit, non political organization. First established in 2004, the organisation strives to strengthen and empower the Palestinian people - specially mothers and children- by promoting the development of a civil society and advocating educational, health, economic and social change.

Windows
Italy, Tulkarem, Tel Aviv, Jaffa. Windows is a non-profit, joint organisation of Jewish and Palestinian citizens of Israel and Palestinians from the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Established in 1991, Windows promotes acquaintance, and understanding between both peoples, as well as empowerment of the youth with whom we work, through educational and cultural programs, media and art. Windows was established based on the conviction that educating the next generation, our children, plays a vital role in working for a just and lasting peace, democratic values and human rights, and deep mutual knowledge of the other.

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