Press Release / PR British Friends of Neve Shalom ~ Wahat al-Salam

This was written as part pf apress release and used for   British Friends of Neve Shalom ~ Wahat al-Salam in October 2010.  It had two follow ups explaining the importance of the event to editors.

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Event: Outreach for Peace

Top Negotiation Leaders between Palestinians and Jews with 30 years experience, here in London

Ian Black, Middle East Editor of The Guardian,
in conversation with Dr. Nava Sonnenschein and Ahmad Hijazi
(Nava is Jewish and Ahmad Palestinian.  Both are Israeli citizens)

Monday 25th Oct, 2010, 6.30 p.m., Friends House, London (opposite Euston Station).

Nava and Ahmad will be talking about the renowned School for Peace (SfP),
noted throughout the world as a centre of excellence for conflict transformation.

Situated within a community which has defied every single conflict between
in the Middle East over more than 30 years, the SfP is creating peace
through its every-day work on the ground, and the never-ending thinking and
re-thinking on how to achieve this.

Nava and Ahmad will be telling their story, how they have been inspired to adopt
a life beyond the imagination of many, and the vital and important work at the
unique village of Neve Shalom ~ Wahat al-Salam.

Tickets £15, available through British Friends of Neve Shalom ~ Wahat al-Salam (Reg. UK Charity),
Premier House, 112  Station Rd, Edgware, HA8 7BJ, gillian.nswas@btconnect.com 020 8952 4717


Tags:
Israel – Palestine – Middle East – Jews – Arabs – Palestinians – Conflict Resolution – Conflict Transformation – Neve Shalom –
Wahat al Salam – London Events – Peace – Community Cohesion

NOTE TO EDITORS:  NO RESTRICTIONS – FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION


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School for Peace in Oasis of Peace wins best file of the day listing on Audiofarm

With great and humble gratitude I am pleased to learn that my feature School for Peace in Oasis of Peace was listed best new audio file to listen to on 30 May 2009 by the people at Audiofarm. Audiofarm is something like a youtube for audio files. It hosts countless numbers of audio files, with many added daily. I am very grateful to them for honouring the documentary in this way, and once again thanks to the British Friends of Neve Shalom ~ Wahat al Salam and the all at the School for Peace in the village.

Listen here: School for Peace in Oasis of Peace

Nava Sonnenschein on School for Peace at Wahat al Salam ~ Neve Shalom


Dr. Nava Sonnenschein is one of the bones behind the conflict facilitation centre School for Peace at Wahat al Salam ~ Neve Shalom. She not only founded it together with others but has conducted serious research into the work they are doing, resulting in several publications, most recently Dialogue Challenging Identity: Jews Constructing their Identify through Encounter with Palestinians (Pardes, Haifa 2008), which is so far only available in Hebrew. Here she explains in depth why the School for Peace at Wahat al Salam ~ Neve Shalom is a unique place for encounter work between Jews and Palestinians.

Part 1
Part 2

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Nava Sonnenschein talking about School for Peace by Daniel Zylbersztajn and teh British Friends of Neve Shalom ~ Wahat al Salam is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works 2.0 UK: England & Wales License.
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School for Peace in Oasis of Peace. A feature about conflict facilitation between Jews and Palestinians in Wahat al Salam ~ Neve Shalom

This 30 feature radio documentary was produced on behalf of the British Friends of Neve Shalom ~ Wahat al Salam. It dcouments the work of the School for Peace, the famous encounter centre that allows Jews and Palestinians to meet and discuss the conflict between them. 30min.

A full transcript is available.

Synopsis: Wahat al Salam ~ Neve Shalom is a peace village, on the Israeli side of former no-mans land dividing Israel and Jordan prior to 1967, in which Palestinians and Jews live together for over 30 years. It houses amongst others one of the most remarkable conflict transformation and encounter centres in the world, the School for Peace. Daniel Zylbersztajn went to visit the centre and spoke with some of its key people, as well as some of the persons currently going through the encounter process. It reveals some unknown secrets of effective facilitation of conflict. esolution 44 khz.Full Length: 29:45Average sound level: not exceeding -6dBDate Produced: May 2009QEP project file available. Creative Commons Licence.

This feature by Daniel Zylbersztajn and the British Friends of Neve Shalom ~ Wahat al Salam is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works 2.0 UK: England & Wales License.
Based on a work at daniel-zylbersztajn.blogspot.com.
Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at http://daniel-zylbersztajn.blogspot.com/.