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Organization: International Day of Peace in Israel
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PRIORITIES: All of the organization's domains of culture of peace activity


TOP PRIORITY: The organization's most important culture of peace activity

PARTNERSHIPS AND NETWORKS: What partnerships and networks does your organization participate in, thus strengthening the global movement for a culture of peace?

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ACTIONS: What activities have been undertaken by your organization to promote a culture of peace and nonviolence during the ten years of the Decade? If you already made a report in 2005, your information from 2005 will be included in the 2010 report.


Jerusalem: Members of Parents Circle – Bereaved Families Forum gathered for the fourth year for reconciliation between Israel and Palestine. The event included dialogue sessions, memorial ceremony, award ceremony and a delegation of 350 representatives of Peace organizations from Italy and France. "Fall Equinox Ceremony and Peace Festival" which included a Native American Peace ceremony and declaration and drum circle. Organizations: Native American Leadership Alliance, Universal Peace Federation.

Kfar-Saba: 400 students in Bar-Lev Junior High School worked on poems, pictures and powerpoints for Peace. The 9th grade planted 5 trees in the school yard for Peace.

Tel Aviv: Youth and their families from the Palestinian community of Hebron and the Israeli community of Sderot, attended a screening of “Tree of Peace”, a Darbuka drumming session and a bi-lingual theater presentation called “New Beginnings”, hosted by the Peres Center for Peace in cooperation with Twinned Peace Sport School and Tel Aviv Cinematheque.


Bridges of Peace organized an event in Kiryat Ono where more than 700 children, from 11 different schools, came together in a Peace ceremony. The 12-year old students attend Jewish secular, Jewish orthodox, Muslim and Christian schools in the area. The Mayors of five towns attended. During the ceremony, a Peace Pole was offered by the children to one of the Mayors. It was followed by a parade of 195 children, carrying flags of all the nations to the rhythm of a Peace Drummers Circle. The program also included creative performances such as songs, dances and plays about Peace. The ceremony was closed with a minute of silence at noon.

The Jerusalem Chapter of Service For Peace promoted a soccer contest, a kite-flying competition and a Peace walk. All three events involved Israeli and Palestinian youth making a commitment to not only one day, but a lifetime of Peace.

United Religions Initiative (URI) On September 21st in Jerusalem the Interfaith Encounter Association (IEA) had 60 Muslim, Jewish and Christian participants celebrating the International Day of Peace by observing a minute of silence, saying "May Peace prevail on Earth", dancing and throwing white balloons in the air. The Peace Bell was tolled on its 50th Anniversary, Peace candles were lit and traditional prayers from the three religions were offered along with sharing about the work of the different IEA groups in Jerusalem, signing a Declaration of Intention to work and pray for Peace daily. After blessing each other, food was shared, songs were sung in Arabic and Hebrew accompanied by guitar and oud.

PROGRESS: Has your organization seen progress toward a culture of peace and nonviolence in your domain of action and in your constituency during the second half of the Decade?

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OBSTACLES: Has your organization faced any obstacles to implementing the culture of peace and nonviolence? If so, what were they?

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PLANS: What new engagements are planned by your organization in the short, medium and long term to promote a culture of peace and nonviolence?

The International Day of Peace is an annual event.

GLOBAL MOVEMENT: How do you think the culture of peace and nonviolence could be strengthened and supported at the world level??

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