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Interview with village's cofounder Abdessalam Najjar, a few days before his passing.

AFNSWAS Executive Director, Perrine Vaillant, talks about the Oasis of Peace with show host Ninon de Vere De Rosa:

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The Oasis of Peace featured on PBS' Religion & Ethics

PBS' Kim Lawton visited Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam over the summer and talked with Abdessalam Najjar and Nava Sonnenschein.

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Watch an interview with village co-founder Abdessalam Najjar

Abdessalam is one of the co-founder members of Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam. He has play a key role in the creation of the village's educational institutions. Today he is one of the staff members of the Pluralistic Spiritual Center and member of the Communications and Development Office team.

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.

Youth from the "Oasis of Peace" featured on YouTube!

Discover Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam's Guest House

Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam received the Beyond War Award in 1989

The annual Beyond War Award for eight years (1983-1990) honored the great efforts of individuals, groups, and nations as humankind moves to build a world beyond war.