Tag : Israel

Sa'eed Diabat: Global Thinker, Local Leader

As the founder and a mentor of the Youth for Change Galilee Club in Israel, Sa’eed Diabat is an important part of the Play for Peace community. He also has an important story to tell. 

Bringing Joy to Children in Crete Through the Universal Language of Laughter

Earlier this year, youth leaders from our clubs in Israel and Greece joined together to lead cooperative play sessions with Belarussian orphans through the organization Crete for Life. It was life changing for the youth leaders and children alike.

Building Bridges Between Religions: Play for Peace Interfaith Work in Israel

Amid ongoing violence and conflict between Israel and Palestine, Play for Peace mentor Sa'eed Diabat is working toward peace. Organizing a special two-day interfaith training among Muslim, Christian, and Druze leaders, his group worked to ignite cooperation and create friendship despite their differences.

The Power of Partnering: Training Play for Peace Youth Leaders in Israel

“Play for Peace encourages the kids to practice peaceful co-existence and inclusiveness. These are the ideals they value.”  —Zohar Sachar, Hand in Hand Community Organizer

Teaching to learn: A "Peace is Possible" Story

Tensions melt in Israel Similar in age and profession (camp and youth center counselors), these two young men live segregated by language, religion, culture and politics. This is because they are Jewish and Arab men living in Israel. But they…