We are aware of the multitude of dialogue programs that strive to create relationships between Palestinians and Israelis. We feel, however, that dialogue is not enough. We must take our work to the next level by shifting from dialogue to action. As the streets of Jerusalem continue to burn, the cries for change must be answered.” – Kids4Peace, From Dialogue to Action
After spending the past year at Harvard focusing my master's degree in International Education Policy on peace education, I am pleased to share that I have accepted a six-month term as Assistant Director of Kids4Peace International’s innovative new program,
For 14 years, Kids4Peace has been bringing together young Jewish-Israelis and Christian and Muslim Palestinians in interfaith dialogue across conflict lines to promote a just resolution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. (See “More about Kids4Peace below) But today, perhaps more than ever before, what we need most is not only strong communities dedicated to peace and justice, butstrong leaders dedicated to peace and justice.