Last updated June 23rd 2017
This list has been compiled by Andrej Cimermanovic after a question by Gal Carmeli. Thanks everyone for your inputs and Andrej for compiling the list! Cover photo by Adar Weinreb, including many members of the Secret Tel Aviv Community.
1. Seeds of Peace
Equips exceptional youth and educators with the skills and relationships they need to accelerate social, economic, and political changes essential for peace.
2. Two States One Homeland (שתי מדינות מולדת אחת)
Two States One Homeland, new horizons for peace between Israelis and Palestinians
3. Oasis of Peace
An intentional community jointly established by Jewish and Palestinian Arab citizens of Israel.
4. Givat Haviva
Aims to build an inclusive, socially cohesive society in Israel by engaging divided communities in collective action towards the advancement of a sustainable, thriving Israeli democracy based on mutual responsibility, civic equality and a shared vision of the future.
5. Beit haGefen
Arab-Jewish Center was established in Haifa in 1963 for the purpose of bringing together Arabs and Jews and educating towards coexistence, neighborliness and tolerance by means of cultural and artistic activities, festivals, meetings and community activity.
6. Windows Channels for Communication
Developing and implementing long-term educational programs for youth that address the core issues of the conflict with broad present and historical perspectives, both local and global.
7. Hand-in-Hand Center for Jewish Arab Education
Brings together thousands of Jews and Arabs in six schools and communities throughout Israel.
8. Sha’ar la-Adam
An initiative between neighbors from Kibbutz Harduf and the Bedouin villages Sawa’ed and Kaabiyye.
9. Kids4peace Jerusalem
A grassroots interfaith youth movement dedicated to ending conflict and inspiring hope in Jerusalem and other divided societies around the world.
10. Ultimate Peace
Builds bridges of friendship, trust, and leadership between youth who live in communities divided by conflict, using the values-based sport of Ultimate [Frisbee] as its tool.
12. Arava Institute for Environmental Studies
A leading environmental and academic institution in the Middle East, working to advance cross-border environmental cooperation in the face of political conflict.
13. Creativity for Peace
Preparing young Israeli and Palestinian women to be peacemakers in their communities and across borders with compassion, friendship, and courage.
14. Jaffa Institute
Assists the city of Jaffa’s severely disadvantaged children and their families. Our mission is to provide educational, recreational and social enrichment programs
15. The Peres Center for Peace
Focused on developing and implementing innovative and cutting-edge peacebuilding programs in Innovation, Peace Education, Medicine, Business, and Environment
A grassroots movement of Israelis who have had enough with the status quo.
A Mizrahi feminist organization, a pioneer in the work of setting an alternative agenda within Israel and facilitates nationwide grassroots projects with the explicit goal of supporting cooperatives of women in unique and innovative strategies of income generation.
18. Women Wage Peace
Works to bring about a viable peace agreement.
A bi-national educational initiative bringing Israelis and Palestinians together to travel and learn the history and identity of each other
20. A New Dawn in the Negev
Works to improve upon the quality of life for people in the Negev, with a strong emphasis on the Bedouin community.
21. One Voice Movement
A global initiative that supports grassroots activists in Israel, Palestine, and internationally who are working to build the human infrastructure needed to create the necessary conditions for a just and negotiated resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
22. Peace Invaders
A new multidisciplinary arts non-profit, that aims to promote the peace in the Middle East and the dialogue between Israelis and the Palestinians through innovative, fun and thought-provoking art and film projects.
23. The Arab Jewish Community Center
Works to increase intercultural cooperation, tolerance and trust between Arabs and Jews through integrated peace education and programming; and empower the members of our local community
24. Meet – The Middle East Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow
Educating and empowering tomorrow’s most promising Palestinian and Israeli leaders to take action towards creating positive social and political impact in the Middle East.
25. Engineers Without Borders
Working to improve the quality of life of the population in Israel and the populations of developing countries around the world through environmentally and economically sustainable engineering projects.
26. Kids Creating Peace
Educational organization, offering personal development and empowerment programs for youth, focusing on meetings between Israeli and Palestinian youth, Jews and Arabs.
Brings together Jordanian, Palestinian, and Israeli environmentalists. Our primary objective is the promotion of cooperative efforts to protect our shared environmental heritage.
Creating just Israeli society with equal socio-economic and educational opportunities for all, and a strong democratic civil society through critical pedagogy and community activism
29. Blue and White Rights (part of: The Institute for Zionist Strategies)
Enables individuals to support Palestinian rights and dignity and strengthen Israel as a just and worthy society. Our goal is to solve real Palestinian problems on the ground through active and constructive interaction with Israeli authorities.
30. Minds of Peace
Hundreds of Israelis and Palestinians gather to negotiate peace.
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