MEPEACE is pleased to announce its annual Peacemaker Awards for 2017.
Many inspire peace. Here we shine a light on ten individuals and five organizations who inspire and help us realize peace.
Online contribution - Peter Beinart - Publishing articles read worldwide via the Atlantic Magazine, and many other venues
On-the-ground contribution - Ruba Blal Asfour - Inspiring cultural and political change
Perserverance - Raed Alhadar - Trust in peace, in difficult times and circumstances
Excellence - Tamar Zandberg - Courage to stand up for justice in Knesset
Inspiration - Yael Dayan - Poet and politician, committed to human rights
Leadership - Amir Peretz - Political leadership and vision
Vision - Doaa Diab - Leader for shared community leadership
Innovation - Yehoshua Sobol - Utilizing art and theatre for peace
Commitment - Mohammad Khalil - Organizing for shared society
Promise - Tair Kaminer - Courage to stand up to power
Breakthrough - Women Wage Peace - Promising encompassing movement of women for peace
Innovation - B’Tselem - Utliizing technology and media for peace
Initiative - Minds for Peace - Initiating grassroots involvment in peace process
Possibilities - New Israel Fund - Reimagining possibilities and opportunities for Israel
Education - Center for Emerging Futures - Enabling cross-border educational opportunities
Thank you for being a peacemaker!
MEPEACE Awards Team