December 7, 2018

Attention Heads of State: Requesting an update to the Balfour Declaration

2 November 2018 Your Excellencies, On this anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, Combatants for Peace, a movement of Israeli and Palestinian former combatants now advocating non-violent […]
December 7, 2018

A song from Peter Yarrow

A message to Combatants for Peace from Peter Yarrow (from the Band “Peter, Paul and Mary”): It would be my greatest wish to hear what you […]
November 30, 2018

A Reflection by Rabbi Sheila Weinberg

November 11, 2018 The one hundredth anniversary of Armistice Day, ending World War I, the war to end all wars. It is also the 14th anniversary […]
November 17, 2018

An Urgent Call to Protect Children’s Human Rights

An Urgent Call: Demanding Protection for the Human Rights of Children Combatants for Peace are turning to you on an urgent matter. We are a joint […]
October 25, 2018

The Power of Nonviolent Action in Conflict Zones

By Professor Stephen Zunes, University of San Francisco Prepared for the conference “Beyond Dialogue—Nonviolence and Social Action” Neve Shalom/Wahat Al Salam, Israel 15 October 2018 While the […]
October 25, 2018

Palestinian and Israeli to run NYC Marathon Together – For Freedom

By Dana Tarasavage Swiss-born Israeli Michael Feigenbaum is no stranger to challenging physical feats. A seasoned yoga practitioner, performer, dancer and musician, Feigenbaum has spent 20 […]
September 6, 2018

Providing School Supplies

Marking the new school year of 2018/2019 the Jericho-Jerusalem group of Combatants for Peace handed-out more than 50 school bags full of school supplies to children […]
August 10, 2018

Interview at The Shift Summit

  This interview was part of the 2018 Summer of Peace, Finding Common Ground Summit, a free online event featuring how to build  bridges for personal and […]
July 20, 2018

The Resistance is working!

Its been a month now since the nonviolent resistance started in Khan al Ahmar. This month has seen daily sit-ins, sleep overs, and at times, people […]
July 4, 2018

July 4, 6am in Khan al Ahmar

June 7, 2018

Activism in Khan al Ahmar

Following the Israeli High Court of Justice’s decision to allow for demolitions in Khan al Ahmar, any day could be its last day. 70 years ago, these […]
May 27, 2018

The Jewish Voice, Providence, RI

The Jewish Voice (May 25, 2018) “It Seems to Me” According to its promotional material, Combatants for Peace was founded in 2006, when “Israeli and Palestinian […]
May 22, 2018

Legal Advocacy for Human Rights. May 9, 2018

On letterhead of Eitay Mack, Advocate Wednesday, May 9, 2018 Major Eli Levertov, Bureau Chief for the Military Advocate General Telephone: 03-5696601 Facsimile: 03-5694526 Dear Sir, […]
May 22, 2018

Legal Advocacy for Human Rights. April 15, 2018

On letterhead of Eitay Mack, Advocate Sunday, April 15, 2018 Major-General Roni Numa GOC Central Command Colonel Eyal Toledano Legal Counsel Judea & Samaria Lieutenant Bar […]
May 16, 2018

Oneness & Wellness Television Show

 
May 10, 2018

Critical Connections Television Interview

May 6, 2018

Jordan Valley Tour

Palestinians living in the Jordan valley under the Israeli military rule, find it harder and harder to stay and make their livelihood in the dry and […]
April 25, 2018

Letter from Smith College

Dear Combatants for Peace, One of the students at the CFP program mentioned that Osama and Shai were the first exposure some students have had to […]
April 19, 2018

Memorial Ceremony 2018

On April 17, 2018 we witnessed history. 8,000 people came to the joint Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Ceremony, marking it as one of the largest Ceremonies in all […]
April 3, 2018

As soldiers, we too were told to open fire at protesters in Gaza

I was on the border with Gaza six years ago. The same marchers, the same protest. Even the orders to open fire at crowds of people […]
March 18, 2018

Mira Awad with Noa and Tim Ries of The Rolling Stones

Mira Awad in concert live at The Triad, NYC November 2016, in support of Combatants For Peace.
March 11, 2018

Using Music to Demand Freedom

Mira Awad singing at the Freedom March near Husan, marking 10 years of Combatants for Peace Mira Awad singing Mahmud Darwish about remembering and respecting all […]
March 11, 2018

Playground in Susiya, West Bank

Saturday, 10 March, the Combatants for Peace – Southern Group (environs of Beersheva and Hebron) led a group to Susiya to rebuild and refurbish a playground. […]
March 11, 2018

Human Rights Advocacy in the Jordan Valley

March 7, 2018

Press Release from New Hampshire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 9, 2018 NH Friends of Combatants for Peace Combatants for Peace Coming to NH Nobel prize-nominated organization will offer three public presentations […]
February 28, 2018

KRFC FM Radio shows in Colorado

Combatants for Peace conducted two radio shows while in Colorado, with KRFC FM radio, a nonprofit station in Fort Collins. They were interviewed by Rabbi Hillel […]
February 21, 2018

Why NonViolent Civil Resistance Works

February 21, 2018

Construction instead of destruction

By Tuly Flint, Israeli Coordinator of CFP On Friday, we were in Hamam el-Malih. When I say “we”, I mean Combatants for Peace. Palestinians and Israelis […]
February 16, 2018

Building Playgrounds for Bedouin Children

 
February 14, 2018

An Interview with our Nobel Peace Prize nominees

When warriors stop fighting and start talking: Combatants for Peace
January 31, 2018

2018 Nobel Peace Prize Nomination

It has been confirmed by the Nobel Peace Prize Nominating Committee… Combatants for Peace has been nominated for the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize!! Here is the […]
January 26, 2018

An Interview with CFP Activist Moran Zamir

American Jewish Peace Archive, Presents: Moran Zamir on Trauma, Binational Peace Activism, and International Solidarity  Moran Zamir is an Israeli activist with Combatants for Peace (CFP), a joint […]
January 22, 2018

University of New Mexico Press Release

by Iris Keltz Combatants for Peace: Beyond Combat–A Reason to Hope A Palestinian and Israeli member of Combatants for Peace will speak at the SUB Ballroom […]
January 18, 2018

Non-Violent Activist Training Report

The objective of this document is to summarize the activities carried out by the “Combatants for Peace” movement in the second half of 2017 concerning non-violence […]
December 9, 2017

Movie Screening in New Hampshire

American Friends of Combatants for Peace wants to invite you to be involved in the Combatants movement! One of the easiest ways to do this is […]
December 6, 2017

The Work of Listening

By Sonja Arsham Kuftinec “Can you hear me?” asked Nathan soft yet firm. “I don’t like to use a microphone because I was raised in an Orthodox […]
November 21, 2017

An Open Letter Demanding Human Rights

Sunday, November 12 2017 A CALL FOR URGENT INTERNATIONAL INTERVENTION TO SAVE THE PALESTINIAN COMMUNITIES IN THE JORDAN VALLEY This urgent appeal is addressed to you […]
November 4, 2017

Playgrounds for Peace

Combatants for Peace engages in a unique type of art-activism while cleaning up the Earth at the same time. The Combatants have been engaged in several […]
November 4, 2017

Make Art Not War

Combatants for Peace uses art to build bridges between people, foster relationships between communities and engage in direct action against the occupation and for peace. A […]
November 3, 2017

Bringing Hope to The Whole World

Combatants for Peace regularly participates in international education and tours. Their mission is to share their work and they inspire people all around the world. American […]
October 16, 2017

Ex-combatants paint picture of Israeli-Palestinian peace

By Joel Berman, New Hampshire. The first week of this trip to Israel, my third since the 2014 Gaza war, was brutally depressing. Political positions had […]
October 14, 2017

Helping local farmers

A number of CFP groups are presently assisting in olive picking this month, including the Tel Aviv-Kalkilya group and the Tel Aviv-Nabalus Group. This is a […]
September 24, 2017

Empowering Women Leaders

Since its inception, women have been an integral part of Combatants for Peace and the movement’s ongoing activities, but it was only a year ago that […]
September 17, 2017

Honoring the International Day of Peace

 Freedom March Marks International Peace Day In honor of the International Day of Peace, Combatants for Peace held a large “Freedom March,” in collaboration with our […]
September 11, 2017

Narratives of Hope: Sharing our stories

Storytelling is central to human experience, it is used in every culture around the world. It intills moral values, expands empathy and grants wisdom. Sharing personal […]
September 11, 2017

Using Theater to Inspire Social Change

Combatants for Peace’s bi-national theater group presented an original play that spreads the message of nonviolent resistance to the occupation and raises awareness of CFP activities. […]
August 30, 2017

Non-Violent Communication Training for our activists

Nonviolence is deeper than simply committing to forsake violent actions. It is a way of being, communicating and empathizing with others. Activists of Combatants for Peace […]
August 27, 2017

Teaching Children Compassion & Overcoming Hate.

Combatants for Peace teaches children LOVE and ACCEPTANCE, in order to overcome hate.  The movement hosted several events e at the end of the summer, all […]
August 25, 2017

Hope and Action

Hope and Action – do you want to join us? Let’s walk together on “the other way.” A path of peace, dignity and hope. Together with […]
August 25, 2017

Nobel Peace Prize, Richard Gere and more…

We know the situation is bad… …but there is hope! fear, hatred and violence often seem to dominate our world. Here, we are in the 50th […]
August 25, 2017

Combatants for Peace Documentary Wins Major Humanitarian Award

‘Disturbing the Peace’ is a documentary outlining the work of Combatants for Peace, a group of Palestinians and Israeli former fighters, working together to promote human […]
August 25, 2017

Nonviolent Resistance: Making a Lasting Impact

Combatants for Peace launched a 40 day campaign to establish Sumud “Freedom Camp.” Since the establishment of Sumud on May 19, more than 500 Palestinian, Israeli, […]
August 25, 2017

Sumud Freedom Camp!

#WeAreSumud Protesting 50 Years of Israeli Occupation, Coalition of Activists Establish Freedom Camp to Return Palestinian Families to their Homes In Sarura Today, after decades of […]
August 25, 2017

Injustice Anywhere is a Threat to Justice Everywhere!

We say No to violence and YES to HOPE! Help us spread this message! In the past weeks, violence has spread again all around Israel and […]
August 25, 2017

Demonstrations and Marches: Home is a Human Right

August, 2017: The Shamasneh Family is being forcibly evicted from their home for the growth of the Jewish settlement in Sheikh Jarrah. On August 9th, their […]
August 25, 2017

Private tours: Changing Hearts – one at a time

Combatants for Peace hosted a private tour of Ramallah for several American students. One student told us, “I was shocked, it was so incredible!” American Friends […]
August 25, 2017

Non-Violent Activist Training in Cyprus

Several members of Combatants for Peace met in Cyprus to participate in a workshop led by Stellan Vinthagen and Paula Green about nonviolent activism and learn […]
August 25, 2017

Heroic Group: Combatants for Peace, Brings Hope to Israel and Palestine

There are many who would argue that a hero is one who is willing to die for a cause. Someone who would give their last breath […]
August 25, 2017

Combatants for Peace wins International Acclaim

It is easy to declare peace when you have never encountered war – but what does it take to fight for peace when your family’s land […]
August 25, 2017

Combatants for Peace Nominated for Nobel Peace Price 2017

Combatants for Peace was recently nominated for the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize. Professor Stellan Vinthagen, a qualified nominator to the Selection Committee named the group for […]
August 25, 2017

Combatants for Peace Documentary Wins Major Humanitarian Awards

‘Disturbing the Peace’ is a documentary outlining the work of Combatants for Peace, a group of Palestinians and Israeli former fighters, working together to promote human […]
August 25, 2017

50,000 People Viewed Combatants for Peace Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Day Ceremony

Record high attendees at the Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Day Ceremony. Over 4,000 people attended the ceremony in Tel Aviv and hundreds of other Israelis and Palestinians gathered […]
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