Arab-Israeli Peace Activism in the Best of the Web Directory

Arab-Israeli Peace Activism

Americans & Palestinians for Peace (AMPAL)

A not-for-profit organization working for peace by informing the American public about Palestinian aspirations for self-determination. Includes news, activities, membership details, and a library of background resources.

Americans for Peace Now

Devoted to helping Israel and the Shalom Achshav movement to achieve a comprehensive political settlement of the Arab-Israeli conflict.

The Arik Institute for Reconciliation Tolerance and Peace

Established in memory of Arik Frankenthal to foster reconciliation, tolerance and peace, through the Joint Palestinian-Israeli Peace-Force; includes background, information about their activities and workshops, and contacts.

Coalition of Women for Peace

Brings together independent women and feminist peace organizations who work for peace and justice. Describes their activities and campaigns, with details of membership and news.

Combatants for Peace

A group of ex-combatants, both Israeli and Palestinian, who no longer believe the conflict can be resolved through violence; includes details of their work with veterans, events and projects, with photos, videos, and press coverage.

Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel (EAPPI)

An initiative of the World Council of Churches supports efforts to end the Israeli occupation, and for a just peace. Includes news, events, and resources.

Follow The Women

An international group that campaigns for peace and an end to violence in the Middle East, mainly by organizing an annual Pedal for Peace women's bike ride. Includes news, contacts, a history, and how to get involved.

Holy Land Trust

A Palestinian organization in Bethlehem, established to develop nonviolent approaches to end the occupation and create a peaceful and just future. Describes their non-violence projects, travel and encounter program, and history.

Israel/Palestine Center for Research and Information (ICPRI)

A joint institution of Israelis and Palestinians dedicated to the resolution of the conflict on the basis of "two-states for two peoples". Includes a profile and history, with details of projects, programs, events, and publications.

IWPS-Palestine (International Women's Peace Service)

Provides international accompaniment to Palestinian civilians, documents and intervenes in human rights abuses, and supports nonviolent resistance to end the occupation and oppose the wall. Includes details of their projects, how to volunteer, news, and resources.

Jewish Fast For Gaza - Ta'anit Tzedek

A group of rabbis, Jews, and people of conscience committed to a monthly fast to call for the lifting of the Gaza blockade, and support a just and peaceful settlement of the conflict. With news, resources, a blog, and contacts.

Jewish Peace Fellowship

New York-based organization shares news and information about peace, and publishes a newsletter several times a year. Review the publications, books, and articles.

Jewish Voice for Peace

A community of activists inspired by Jewish tradition to work for peace, social justice, and human rights, and supporting Israeli and Palestinian aspirations for security and self-determination. Describes their campaigns, with resources and press releases. [US].

One Voice

An international working to support a comprehensive agreement to satisfy the hopes of both Palestinians and Israelis for a two-state solution. Information about their public awareness and youth leadership projects, structure, and press resources.

The Palestinian-Israeli Peace NGO Forum

Features a network of Palestinian and Israeli NGOs working towards peaceful relations. Included is information about the activities of member organizations, individually and collectively, volunteer opportunities, resources, and contacts.

Peace Now

Founded in 1978, campaigning for the rights of Israel and Palestine to live within secure borders, and the right of Palestinians to self-determination. Includes a profile, activities, news, and background on their positions.

Peres Center for Peace

Established to bring Israel and its Arab neighbours closer, building on common social and economic interests and regional cooperation. Describes its projects and activities, with news and details of its publications.

Rachel Corrie Foundation for Peace and Justice

Established to continue the work for reconciliation and peace begun by an International Solidarity Movement volunteer, killed by an Israeli bulldozer; includes information about their projects and activities, events, and contacts. [US].

Rachel Corrie Memorial Website

Dedicated to a 23 year old peace activist who was killed on March 16, 2003 when she was crushed by a bulldozer on the Gaza Strip.

Sabeel

An ecumenical grassroots liberation theology movement among Palestinian Christians, working for justice, peace, and reconciliation. Describes their programs, resources, and publications.

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