A message of a father from Gaza

A message of a father from Gaza

The good news is that the family, which provided vegetables for Peace SOS to people in need before the war started, is still alive in Gaza. The family consists of a man, his wife, their baby girl and a young boy. But they are suffering a lot. This is the message of a...

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A message from Rafah, Gaza

A message from Rafah, Gaza

“Our dear friend May .. Greetings, and after perhaps this is our last message that you will receive, write it for you and my heart is torn apart by the tragic circumstances we are going through. Unfortunately, the crossing will be closed during the ground operation of...

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A message of a father from Gaza

A message of a father from Gaza

The good news is that the family, which provided vegetables for Peace SOS to people in need before the war started, is still alive in Gaza. The family consists of a man, his wife, their baby girl and a young boy. But they are suffering a lot. This is the message of a...

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Projects

Peace SOS participated in the public peace negotiations organized by Minds of Peace in Israel, 2017

Public Peace Negotiations in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square (2017). Organized  by Minds of Peace.

For more information on the work of Sapir Handelman of Minds of Peace, see this short documentary that aired on BBC:


Books

The Frontlines of Peace by Séverine Autesserre

I had the opportunity to hear professor Séverine Autesserre lecture about her new book The Frontlines of Peace. She stresses the need to put “local actors in the driver’s seat.” Séverine paraphrases Paul Lederach, who believes that the best solutions to any conflict come from the people experiencing it. Nevertheless, she believes that top-down building remains crucial, because it can help to reinforce the achievements of local inhabitants.

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Here I Am by May-May Meijer

Here I Am, is my book about my experiences with psychosis, depression and forced hospitalization. You might wonder why this book is paid attention to on the website of Peace SOS? During my psychosis, God showed the world through his eyes. His love for everything that lives. The bushes that seemed to want to touch me, the soil in the ground and all the organisms living in it, the snails communicating with each other. That is why I often say that we need to respect and cherish life. Life on earth is all interconnected.

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World Peace: And how we can achieve it by Alex Bellamy

In his book World Peace: And how we can achieve it, Professor Alex Bellamy states that he thinks of peace as the absence and prevention of war and the management of conflict through peaceful means, implying some form of legitimate civic order. By ‘world’ peace he means the extension of these ideas globally. World peace doesn’t come from institutional arrangements or economics alone, but must also live within the hearts and minds of people.

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Battling Injustice: 16 Women Nobel Peace Laureates by Supriya Vani

Supriya Vani interviewed many Nobel Peace laureates with the goal of inspiring people to work for peace. She wrote a preliminary article about her book for the website of Peace SOS, which can be found here.

The Women Nobel Peace Laureates are all beyond brave and inspiring and it is hard to mention only a couple of them. Bertha von Suttner wrote the book Die Waffen nieder! (Lay Down Your Arms!).

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