NOBEL PEACE PRIZE NOMINEE, 2017
A Reason for Hope: There is Another Way!
In 2006, Israeli and Palestinian former combatants, people who had taken an active role in the conflict, laid down their weapons and established Combatants for Peace. The egalitarian, bi-national, grassroots organization was founded on the belief that the cycle of violence can only be broken when Israelis and Palestinians join forces. Combatants for Peace is the only organization worldwide in which former fighters on both sides of an active conflict have laid down their weapons, choosing to work together for peace and justice.
Speakers: Israeli Steering Committee member Galie Galili and Palestinian Coordinator Mohamed Owedah. Plus clips from the film "Disturbing the Peace."
At B'nai Israel Jewish Center, 740 Western Avenue in Petaluma.
Cosponsors: B'nai Israel Jewish Center, Congregation Ner Shalom, Congregation Shomrei Torah, Metta Center for Non-Violence, Interfaith Council of Sonoma County. Learn more at afcfp.org.