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Seeds of peace with Middle East teens

On the same day an airstrike near a school in Gaza killed ten people, there were teenagers from Israel and Palestine meeting in the United States, singing each other’s national anthems, raising their country’s flags, and planting the seeds of friendship. 243 more words


Summer Camp Brings Together Israeli, Palestinian Youths

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – As the Israeli-Palestinian conflict continues, one summer camp in Maine has brought together teenagers from both sides.

After leaving the violence and fear at home, nearly 100 Israeli and Palestinian teenagers came together at Seeds of Peace, WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported. 228 more words


Camp unites Israeli, Palestinian teens

It’s no surprise Noa Epstein worries about the safety of her husband, a reservist in the Israeli army called to duty as war smolders in the Gaza Strip. 1,000 more words


A Group of Israelis & Palestinians Till the Soil for Peace

Last week, as bombs and rockets fell on Gaza and Israel, respectively, an extraordinary gathering of the most unlikely people occurred in the West Bank. This year on July 15, the Jewish fast day, 17th of Tammuz (remembering the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem in 70 AD) coincided with one of the days of Ramadan. 458 more words