12 year old film maker, Talia Cohen-Vigder, was visiting Neve Shalom Wahat al- Salam (OASIS of PEACE) with her parents from NJ this past winter break and made this short 4 minute film - HOLIDAY OF HOLIDAYS. Her short film here won best documentary in the 2016 Montclair Film Festival's Emerging Filmmaker Competition.
The message and the messenger are equally inspiring.
Please watch and share.
Role Models of Co-existence -
Israel's Channel One program המהדורה ( Release) recently visited Neve Shalom Wahat al-Salam to talk with some of the teens living in this deliberate cooperative village of Jews and Palestinian Arabs. In the current climate of distrust, despair and violence here we find optimism inspiration and hope. Please share.
Massa-Massar 2015 מסע מסאר:
Maram Higazi and Omer Schwartz, Oasis of Peace's second generation, share their experience in Chautauqua Institution in July 2010
Nava Sonnenschein receives "Woman of Courage" Award from US Department's Diane Kelly
The Department of States Senior Policy Advisor on Global Womens Affairs Diane Kelly presented the Women of Courage nominee certificate to School for Peace's co-founder Nava Sonnenschein in a moving ceremony in the "Oasis of Peace," on April 26, 2010. The certificate recognizes Dr. Sonnenschein's courage and tireless work in advocating for social change and coexistence. Ms. Kelly described Secretary of State Clintons commitment to womens empowerment and paid tribute to the way women have overcome physical and psychological barriers to improve the status of women worldwide.
Watch Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam on PBS, CNN and affiliated networks!
A 10-minute movie has been recently produced about Neve Shalom/Wahat
al-Salam and is being featured on PBS, CNN and affiliated networks. Watch it now on our website:
Join Charles Annenberg Weingarten as he visits the community school, where children learn both Hebrew and Arabic from day one.
10-minute documentary presenting Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam
Watch Neve Shalom ~ Wahat al-Salam: An Oasis of Peace in a Land of
Conflict, produced by Shelley Herman, on YouTube. It is a ten-minute
"mini-documentary" about various aspects of the "Oasis of Peace." We
recommend this to anyone who would like see and hear from (rather than
just read about) people who live and work in the village.