National Security Advisor Susan Rice addressed American Jewish Committee Global Forum with reflections on and promises for Israel's future, as well as her memories of an intimate encounter with ALLMEP member PeacePlayers.
Last week OneVoice Movement on Campus Fellows and volunteers invited students for baklava and coffee as part of a ‘welcome back’ event at a North Park University. OneVoice on Campus is a fellowship program designed to empower students with the necessary tools and resources to effectively advocate for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Active across three metropolitan areas—the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, and Northeast—Fellows work with activists and experts across the globe to mobilize their fellow students, harness the energy on campus, and learn the skills needed to be the drivers of change. OneVoice on Campus is currently accepting applications for new Fellows: www.onevoicemovement.org/Fellowship... See MoreSee Less
The Fondation Jeanne Sauvé Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2017-19 Jeanne Sauvé Public Leadership Program. This cohort of Fellows will explore the complexities of Public Leadership for Culturally Diverse Societies: The Inclusion Imperative. Candidates between 25 and 30 years of age with backgrounds in the arts, advocacy, communications, journalism, education, engineering, governance, law, politics, security, social innovation and other fields related to public leadership are invited to apply. The deadline for submission of applications is Friday, October 21, 2016. To apply, check out the link below. ... See MoreSee Less
We are so excited to see that British Legislators are supporting the International Fund!
“Joan Ryan MP, Labour Friends of Israel chair, said the appeal due to be launched next month would support the Alliance for Middle East Peace’s international fund, which is inspired by a similar project run in Ireland that has removed sectarian divides. It will help increase public and private contributions to joint economic development and civil co-existence projects.” ... See MoreSee Less
The Natan Fund invites letters of inquiry for its 2016‐17 Economic Development in Israel grants from nonprofits and social businesses in Israel with an annual operating budget of $1.5 million or less. Natan grants provide up to $50,000 to Israeli organizations developing innovative approaches to achieving social impact and economic growth. The deadline for submission of letters of inquiry is Oct 1, 2016. Select organizations will be invited to submit full proposals. ... See MoreSee Less
The OneVoice Movement is now accepting applications for motivated and passionate OneVoice on Campus Fellows to engage fellow students in productive dialogue and activism aimed at creating the conditions necessary for a just and peaceful resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The Fellowship position is open to current undergraduate and graduate students for the academic year 2016-2017.
Find more information and the application at the link below! ... See MoreSee Less
The OneVoice Movement is now accepting applications for motivated and passionate OneVoice on Campus Fellows to engage fellow students in productive dialogue and activism aimed at creating the conditio...
“Nader Khateeb, Palestinian director of EcoPeace Middle East, an organization that promotes environmental collaboration between Jordanians, Palestinians and Israelis, said, ‘Ensuring reliable water supply and water quality is a universal duty all of us share; we owe it to ourselves and to the next generation.’” ... See MoreSee Less
Happy International Day of Peace from ALLMEP to all of our members and followers!
There's still time to participate in the United States Institute of Peace Peace Day Challenge. This challenge can make a large impact in the name of peace, especially in our region of the world.
It's up to you to choose how to showcase your efforts, but they have asked our members to join along with other peacebuilders, leaders, celebrities and public figures across the globe in issuing your own challenge for networks to take up on or around September 21st. Be sure to share and tag if you participate. ... See MoreSee Less
Seeds of Peace's GATHER initiative is searching for 15-20 emerging leaders whose work and ideas are advancing the political, social, and economic conditions essential for peace. The Fellowship is looking to accelerate sustainably-designed and impact-oriented social ventures transforming conflict in their respective communities. The GATHER Fellowship is designed to support the work of emerging leaders and social entrepreneurs with a practical vision to disrupt and upend conflict, and who have taken concrete steps to further their goals.
Interested candidates must complete and submit the online application form by September 30, 2016. For questions about the program or application, please contact GATHER Director Jonah Fisher at email@example.com. ... See MoreSee Less
Check out this new video launched by the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies, an ALLMEP member organization. The Arava Institute prepares future Arab and Jewish leaders to cooperatively solve the region's environmental challenges. Their mission to promote environmental cooperation in the face of political conflict is an integral step in building trust in the Middle East. ... See MoreSee Less
Congratulations to עמותת סיכוי جمعية سيكوي [Sikkuy] on being ranked 10th on "The Marker" magazine's prestigious annual list of Israel’s “100 Most Influential Players"! This is Sikkuy's second consecutive year on the list.
The Marker wrote, “Sikkuy is one of the organizations that was most impressive in its ability to influence the government." This ranking is a recognition of Sikkuy’s efforts to promote positive government policy, through research and cooperative dialogue, towards equality and against discrimination. We are so proud of our friends at Sikkuy for all of the important work they do! ... See MoreSee Less
“Amnon Beeri-Sulitzeanu, a co-executive director of The Abraham FundInitiatives, which has led its own initiative to improve relations between Arabs and the police, said there was a contradiction in a government that had been vocally hostile to Arabs while presenting a large budget to improve their lot.
‘It’s this conflicting trend — very positive on one hand, very destructive on the other,” he said. The government “is unhelpful — I’m trying to be gentle here — in its rhetoric and action when it comes to the place and collective rights of the Palestinian minority.’” ... See MoreSee Less
“It’s also good that we get to see both sides here, and listen to each story, which gives us another point of view that not everybody sees outside the school. It really helps us to live in this country in a more peaceful way,” Sarah Sheikh, a 17-year-old senior from Abu Tor, said.
“In this school, we don’t really feel the tension that’s happening outside,” Sheikh explained. “We don’t see people as an Arab kid or a Jewish kid, we just see them as friends who are equal.” ... See MoreSee Less
Congratulations to גבעת חביבה ישראל جبعات حبيبه [Givat Haviva] on receiving the Austrian Government's 2016 Intercultural Achievement Award in the Innovation category for the program “Educators for a Shared Society.” ... See MoreSee Less
Our friends at the United States Institute of Peace have put together a fantastic Peace Day Challenge for September 21st, International Day of Peace. This challenge can make a large impact in the name of peace, especially in our region of the world.
It's up to you to choose how to showcase your efforts, but they have asked our members to join along with other peacebuilders, leaders, celebrities and public figures across the globe in issuing your own challenge for networks to take up on or around September 21st. Be sure to share and tag the United States Institute of Peace if you participate.
Seeds of Peace, an ALLMEP member organization, is now accepting applications for its 2016-2017 Dialogue Facilitation and Conflict Transformation Course. A nine-month intensive training program that develops personal and professional abilities, this course will give you the skills to facilitate dialogue effectively in any number of settings—with your families, colleagues, and with groups in conflict both within and across borders.
The course will be held in Jerusalem from October 2016 to June 2017 and is open to Israelis and Palestinians 22 and older who are sincerely interested in developing facilitation skills and serving their community. Apply by September 12th to take advantage of this exciting opportunity! Please direct any questions about the program or its application to the program's instructors: Farhat Agbaria (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Danny Metzl (email@example.com). ... See MoreSee Less