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“To Live This Utopia, For Moments” & “Healing the Soul and Healing the World”

Sulaiman Khatib and Penina Eilberg-Schwartz & Rabbi Sheila Peltz Weinberg, moderated by Rabbi Jacob Staub.

Wednesday, December 18, 1:00-2:15pm EST.

Our discussion will focus on two essays written by members of Combatants for Peace, a group started in 2006 by Israeli and Palestinian former fighters who put down their weapons and joined together in non-violent activism to end the occupation and build a peaceful future for both people. Sulaiman Khatib was co-founder and former co-director of Combatants for Peace.

 

About Combatants for Peace: in 2006, Israeli and Palestinian former combatants, people who had taken an active role in the conflict, laid down their weapons and established Combatants for Peace. The egalitarian, bi-national, grassroots organization was founded on the belief that the cycle of violence can only be broken when Israelis and Palestinians join forces. Committed to joint nonviolence since its foundation, CFP works to both transform and resolve the conflict by ending Israeli occupation and all forms of violence between the two sides and building a peaceful future for both peoples.