Human Rights Day – A reason to celebrate?

Unfortunately, this year’s Human Rights Day is no reason to celebrate. On the contrary: around the world, the observance of human rights is under threat to varying degrees. In many places, activists who campaign for and demand the preservation...

Special Bulletin on the war in Palestine and Israel

Whether and how “dialogue across borders” is possible in this situation within the framework of dialogue seminars, as we have been organizing in Germany since 2002 (after the “First Intifada”, in a situation also marked by violence), we do...

Team training weekend in Bethlehem

On the last weekend of April, 14 participants met for another team training seminar in Bethlehem. Starting in autumn, some of these participants will form the team for the new trialogue groups of our partner organisation Seekers*. Despite the...

A Happy New Year from Vacation from War !

We look back on a year full of exciting, intensive and sometimes challenging encounters and dialogues. After two years with pandemic-related restrictions, we are glad that in 2022 large groups were able to meet again. Unfortunately, at the same...

Dialogues? – Now more than ever!

Although in the recent months the political situation got worse and as a result the willingness to engage in dialogue has decreased, 25 courageous Palestinian and Israeli women* arrived on August 1 for this year’s dialogue seminar near Cologne....