February 2008 Blog Posts (7)

My mantra for Peace

As long as those who hate are not aware of those who are manipulating them, this song can never enough be spread over Internet. We are not and were never separated countries. The air, the sunshine and all the elements are for everyone. And after all if some people would not be polluting and destroying our earth with their war games, there would be enough for everyone.…


Added by Farida Magdalena Gillot on February 25, 2008 at 11:42am — 2 Comments

Peace Valentine

Bringing the sun back. That's what we were doing after a week of bright sunlight in Amsterdam was replaced by mist. Almost 3,000 flowers came to Amsterdam for The Valentine Peace Project.

Volunteers came, the Dutch Flower Council sent a photographer, - lots and lots of kids and members of the Pijp community center gasped and awed at the bunches and bundles of carnations, tulips and irises shuffling from room to room as poems were wrapped, tied or taped around them.

I knew… Continue

Added by Federico Hewson on February 24, 2008 at 10:38pm — 1 Comment

Meet Yael Patir - First Israeli Peacemaker of the Week

Yael Patir is smart, determined and generous. Indeed, when I asked her to submit her photograph for this feature, she submitted a picture featuring her (on right) with her capable Palestinian partner, Nancy Sadiq. These two women share responsibility for more than 120 organizations working for Palestinian-Israeli peace within the Peace NGO Forum ( included). Leave a… Continue

Added by Eyal Raviv on February 22, 2008 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

Peace makers walk the talk

Peace-minded residents of Gaza, Sderot blog together online by Ronit ROCCAS in Haaretz of 20 February 2008 is about peace makers: Peace Man from Gaza and Hope Man from Sderot. They walk the talk. Please support them.

Eyal: Please invite them and consider featuring them.

Here are some brief snips from the Haaretz story:

They used…


Added by Paul RETI on February 21, 2008 at 3:00am — No Comments

Meet Bassam Aramin - Peacemaker of the Week

I met Bassam Aramin one week before his daughter was killed by the Israel Defence Forces. We met at Tel Aviv University, where Bassam shared his story at Tel Aviv University with Combatants for Peace, an organization of Palestinians and Israelis who have chosen to fight for peace.

Bassam was seventeen when he was jailed in Israel for helping to plan an attack on soldiers. During the seven years he was jailed, he studied Hebrew, Jewish history… Continue

Added by Eyal Raviv on February 9, 2008 at 10:53pm — 7 Comments

Support Peace X Peace


Added by Molly Mayfield Barbee on February 6, 2008 at 2:40pm — No Comments

Dear Mepeace fraternity,Kenya is burning with ethnic cleansing, hatred, killing and starvation due to post-election violence. There is need for humanitarian support for these innocent children and wo…

Dear Mepeace fraternity,

Kenya is burning with ethnic cleansing, hatred, killing and starvation due to post-election violence. There is need for humanitarian support for these innocent children and women. Over 800 people have been killed and over 300,000 displaced!! Any suggestion as conflict resolution members!!

As former UN Secretary General is continuing with negotiation process, lets see what we can do as Mepeace community on humanitarian ground. You can contact me on:… Continue

Added by Dennis Otieno ORICHO on February 2, 2008 at 5:53pm — 3 Comments

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