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July 11, 2014

Natalie Portman Visits K4P Jerusalem

On Thursday the 20th of February K4P Jerusalem had the pleasure to welcome actress and activist Natalie Portman to our offices. She took a break from filming her directorial debut here in Jerusalem to visit, an adaption of Israeli novelist Amos Oz’s acclaimed memoir A Tale of Love and Darkness.…
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NewsStories
July 11, 2014

Brian | A Faith Based Program

This is going to become the thing that stops the conflict and that allows both sides to start talking to one another. Kids are going to not only be the future, but also the force that influences the present. Brian Sullivan, the current President of Kids4Peace International, was born in…
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NewsStoriesVermont
July 11, 2014

Nancy | Recognition and Respect

Kids4Peace helped me recognize my own faith while respecting the cultural and religious differences of others. It is that recognition and respect that we hope Kids4Peace offers the children, as well as the adult staff. Nancy Stone is a volunteer with Kids4Peace Vermont and the art teacher for the Vermont/New…
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NewsStories
July 11, 2014

George | “It Challenged Me”

I found through K4P that the best types of relationships are the ones that challenge you to expand your point of view George Spencer is from Atlanta, Georgia and joined Kids4Peace in 2005.  He is currently a student at UNC-Chapel Hill.  How did you change because of Kids4Peace?  I think…
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April 2, 2014

Remembering Ahmad Amara

Ahmad Amara May 1926- February 2014 Ahmad’s accounts of growing up on the Palestine’s coastal city of Jaffa included pleasant memories of visits by Jewish friends to his grandfather’s orange grove. One of his earliest memories is of visiting his mother in the hospital shortly before she died, when he…
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AtlantaNews
November 22, 2013

Youth Voices: “Peace Lasts”

"This camp begins the chain and process of peacemaking at an age before that toxic hate has the chance to penetrate their loving hearts. It plants the seed of reconciliation and unity in the middle of a battlefield." Presentation to the 107th Annual Council of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta…
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NewsUpdates
December 22, 2012

Jerusalem Continuation Weekends – Fall 2012

Leap and Roots both had incredible weekend experiences in the last two weeks. Roots dove into the questions and intricacies of "Identity" while overlooking a beautiful view of the Dead Sea in Ein Gedi. Leap developed a new definition of "Friendship" as the group went away together for the first…
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September 22, 2012

Continuation – Fall Meetings

Kids4Peace "Roots" met last week, formerly known as Continuation 2, and the kids could not have been more excited to get back in touch after a long summer away from each other. The meeting took place at the Anglican School in Jerusalem, a familiar locale where Bisli and Bamba eating…
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NewsPressUpdates
July 30, 2012

‘Kids 4 Peace’ brings Muslims, Jews and Christians to Camp Allen

By Luke Blount | July 23, 2012  Over the past decade, countless conventions, meetings and summits have been held in search of a long-lasting peace between faith communities in Israel and Palestine, but for the children who take part in Kids 4 Peace, the solution seems simple because they experience it every…
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AtlantaNewsPressUpdates
June 1, 2012

Peace Builders: “We refuse to abandon the prayer and the dream”

"We in Kids4Peace believe, that here in Jerusalem, in a country everyone fights over, a city that seems sometimes to be an obstacle to peace, that here we have the ability to do things differently."
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February 21, 2012

Kids4Peace North Carolina Receives Bishop’s Medal

Kids4Peace received the 2012 Bishop's Medal during the Eucharist at the 196th Annual Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina. Kids4Peace is a powerful peace program in which 12 Muslim, Jewish and Christian children from Jerusalem fly to one of four American camp sites to join 12 of their…
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Kids4Peace Leadership Camp 2011
NewsUpdates
February 20, 2012

Kids4Peace Leadership Camp Celebrates First Year

July’s Leadership Camp at Acer Farm in Brattleboro was nothing short of amazing.  The Muslim, Jewish and Christian teens, counselors, volunteers and guest educators harmonized to produce important breakthroughs in their relationships and understandings.  The twelve days together in Vermont were a powerful time, and the positive feedback has been…
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NewsPress
July 19, 2011

Moving toward a ‘culture of peace,’ one child at a time

Climbing Stone Mountain in the Georgia humidity and triple-digit heat was one of the hardest things 11-year-old Miller had ever done -- but he managed just fine, with a little help from his newfound friends.
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June 14, 2011

Yakir Englander receives award for work with Kids4Peace

The Council of Higher Education in Israel bestowed the “Shosh Berlinsky-Sheinfeld Award” on Mr. Yakir Englander, K4P Jerusalem Director and PhD student at Hebrew Univ., for his work with Kids4Peace. He was chosen from among all universities in Israel as the researcher making the greatest contribution to Israeli society.
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