Today in Jerusalem, a growing movement of 250+ teens is working to bridge the divides between Israelis & Palestinians and create a more peaceful reality in their city.
Kids4Peace Jerusalem is a community who share in the life of the city of Jerusalem and regard it as sacred and holy. Kids4Peace youth come from Jewish, Christian, and Muslim families, many who have been living in the greater Jerusalem area for generations. While historically these different communities lived side-by-side without ever engaging the other, Kids4Peace is helping to bring the youth of Jerusalem and their families together, to create a community of leaders acting for lasting change.
“Kids4Peace Jerusalem does the heavy lifting in the work for change. No other group reaches as many young people from the Israeli and Palestinian sides – together with their families. This is the necessary infrastructure for a more positive future.” – Ethan Felson, Israel Action Network
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“I live the conflict. I’ve been a part of ‘one side’ of the conflict for my entire life. When I heard of K4P, I got excited because I knew I would get the opportunity to learn more about ‘the other side.’ “
120 Israeli & Palestinian youth came together for an intense week of interfaith dialogue, skill building and forming friendships that will create the foundation of peace. Peace begins with small steps. And for Evyatar, that happened at this summer’s K4P Jerusalem Camp. “I live the conflict. I’ve been a part of ‘one side’ of the conflict…