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MEPEACE Awards 2016

MEPEACE is pleased to announce its annual Peacemaker Awards for 2016.

Many inspire peace. Here we shine a light on ten individuals and five organizations who inspire and help us realize peace.


PEACEMAKERS:

Leadership - Yuli Novak
Weathering strong headwinds and storms as leader of “Breaking the Silence”

 

Commitment to the Cause - Bassam Aramin
Continuing commitment to the possibilities of peace

 

Excellence - Zehava Galon
Clear voice for peace and sanity in the Knesset as leader of Meretz

 

Online vision - Osama Elewat
Communicating the truth with elegance and vision

On the ground organization - Doubi Schwartz
Organizing ongoing “Peace Square” gatherings as leader of the Parents Circle - Families Forum in Jaffa and other venues

 

Inspiration - Maysa Baransi
Inspiring leaders and activists to act for peace and co-existence

 

Courage - Yariv Oppenheimer
Speaking truth to power, with personal and professional courage as leader of Peace Now

People to people success - Shiri Barr
Determination to bring Israelis and Palestinians closer together

 

Promise - Montaser Amro
Leadership potential and experience as a leader in Kids4Peace

ORGANIZATIONS:

Education - Shovrim Shtika
Breaking the Silence in challenging times, and exposing the world to life in the Occupied Territories, with courage and truth

http://www.breakingthesilence.org.il/

Possibilities - SHATIL
The New Israel Fund’s Initiatives for Social Change, actively promoting democracy, tolerance and social justice, and advancing the creation of a Shared Society

http://english.shatil.org.il/

Innovation - News Nosh
Orly Halpern’s daily review of relevant news for Americans for Peace Now - with an iPhone app

http://peacenow.org/issue.php?cat=news-nosh#

Breakthrough - Tag Meir
Highlighting and publicizing the outstanding anti-racism work undertaken every day in Israel by a multitude of organizations and individuals

http://www.tagmeiren.media-sb.co.il/

Initiative - Sulha Peace Project
Grassroots organization for the healing and reconcilation of the Children of Abraham meeting in Sulha gatherings

http://sulha.com/

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MEPEACE Awards Team
Email: awards@mepeace.org

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