Summer 2014: "In these dark times in Israel/Palestine, we recall the words of the poet, Robert Frost, who said, "Dark is what brings out your light." It is in this spirit that we share with you some uplifting stories about the work of the Village of Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam that focus on "the light."
Spring 2014: Empowering the next generation of peace makers
Fall 2013: A new Chapter for the Primary School; Spreading the Word in the United Kingdom; Testimonial; A Ceremony of Lights at the Spiritual Center; AFNSWAS Team Updates; Spotlight on a Supporter: Fred Segal.
Spring 2013: Updates from the Primary School; Forgiveness Project at the Spiritual Center; New workshops at the School For Peace; Spotlight on a Supporter: J. Zel Lurie.
Fall 2012: An interview with Nava Sonnenschein, co-founder of the School for Peace; Palestinian children enjoy a summer camp in the village; the Peace College signs a promising partnership and we mourns the loss of School for Peace's director, Ahmad Hijazi and of his son Adam.
Spring 2012: A graduate returns to the Primary School as a teacher; the Peace College implements its first programs; we honor the memory of founding villager Abdessalam Najjar.
End of Year 2011: A letter from the head of Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam's educational institutions.
Fall 2011: An interview with Sagi Frish and Suliman Boulos who grew up in the village; the Peace College: a new program in the Oasis of Peace; and Adopt a Class: support the 1st grade this year.
Spring 2011: Celebrations at the Primary School; a new "Change Agents" program at the School for Peace;" the Humanitarian Aid Program brings sheep to Palestinian women, and the Youth Club grows.
End of Year 2010: Why the "Oasis of Peace" is so important: listen to Israeli leaders and to youth from the village.
Fall 2010: The Oasis of Peace in numbers; A look at the coming school year; the second generation visits Chautauqua Institution in NY; a major conference organized in NSWAS; and a collaboration between the Spiritual Center and a US-based NGO.
Spring 2010: Interviews with Dorit Shippin and Umar Ighbariyyeh, respectively heads of the municipality and of the educational institutions of Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam.
"This community is a refuge from the tension and violence that have gripped this region."
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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