Arab/Palestinian/Jewish Dialogue Project

The purpose of the Arab/Palestinian/Jewish Dialogue Project  is to share information and resources that can help established dialogue groups link with one another and sustain productive dialogue, and to support the development of new dialogue groups, with the goal of promoting greater understanding and tolerance in support of broader community peacemaking, all within the context of larger public policy negotiations working towards a lasting peace settlement.

Over the last half century, generations of Israelis and Palestinians have grown up with fear, mistrust, and violence.     AJ Picture 2: In this atmosphere, Palestinian-Arab-Jewish dialogue groups have emerged in North America and the Middle East.     These groups are defying intolerance and violence in an effort to bridge a common humanity and seek peace.

AJ Picture 4: Dialogue is about listening and understanding one another. Dialogue is not debate.     Dialogue allows people to share personal narratives and identities, build trust, and make human connections.     AJ Picture 6: Dialogue allows people to grapple with the tough political issues that need to be resolved to achieve peace.


Parents Circle - Families Forum  Israel / Palestine

Combatants for Peace   Israel/ Palestine

Jewish-Palestinian Living Room Dialogue Group  


Guide to Arab/Palestinian/Jewish Dialogue  PDF icon PDF

Resource Material for Dialogue on the Issue of the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict  PDF icon PDF

National Survey of Arab/Jewish/Palestinian Dialogue Groups PDF icon PDF

Directory of Arab/Jewish/Palestinian Dialogue Groups  PDF icon PDF

Palestinian Offenders Meet Israeli Victim: Restorative Family Dialogue in Israel, by Mark Umbreit and Rina Ritter (2004). PDF icon PDF

Commentary by Dr. Umbreit: Palestinians as People Not Terrorists: The Path to Dialogue and Peacebuilding  PDF icon PDF


Building Bridges of Understanding


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Documentary: Encounter Point (2006)  "A true story about the everyday leaders who refuse to sit back as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict escalates. A feature documentary by a Palestinian, Israeli, North and South American Team from Just Vision"  This link will take you to the Encounter Point website to learn more about the documentary and to  View Trailer