Peace it Together in the News


March 22, 2013 - Finding peace in the Middle East
Journalist, peace activist, student and former Peace it Together participant, Mahmoud Jabarispeaks with the WCAX in Vermont. In this short interview Mahmoud discusses Peace it Together's Struggling with Peace symposium, the article he co-wrote with Gadi Kenny (below), and explains why he thinks it's important to foster a culture of peace, "a warm peace," from the ground up.

March 19, 2013 - An Israeli and a Palestinian make a bold plea to Obama and their leaders
Former Peace it Together participant Mahmoud Jabari, and Israeli peace organizer Gadi Kenny co-wrote this article for the Common Ground News Service, after meeting at our symposium, Struggling with Peace. 

March 15, 2013 - Peace requires talking: Vancouver hosts Israeli and Palestinian activists
Arno Rosenfeld writes about Peace it Together's critical peace building symposium, Struggling with Peace, for the Jewish Independent.


February 20, 2013 - Renowned peace builders from Israel-Palestine to address peace work, opposition, at two-day symposium in Vancouver
February 14, 2013 - Vancouver organization to host renowned peace builders from Israel, Palestine



August, 2011 - Peace it Together on the CBC:


August 13, 2011 - The Perils of Peacemaking 
2011 program participant Tim Hall writes about his experience with
Peace it Together for the Vancouver Sun.

August 12, 2011 - Students seek Mideast peace through film 
The North Shore News writes about Peace it Together and interviews
participant Daniel LeBaron.

July 29, 2011 - Pemberton provides peaceful sanctuary for Middle East dialogue
An article in Pique News Magazine about the dialogue portion of our program
in Pemberton, British Columbia.

July 28 2011 - Finding peace, understanding through film
This article from The Province profiles Israeli participant Shoni Aronovich
and the film he created with his team.

July 21, 2011 - Filmmaking program in B.C. brings together young Palestinians, Israelis 
A Canadian Press article about Peace it Together that appeared in
multiple publications across the country, including Vancouver's The Tyee.



August 1, 2008 - Peace it Together participants meet before conference
The Vancouver Sun speaks to participants Mohammed Qazzaz and
Alex Boskovich in the lead up to the 2008 program.

August 1, 2008 - Achieving peace one step at a time
Peace it Together co-founders Reena Lazar and Adri Hamael are profiled
in this Vancouver Sun article.

July 2008 - Talking Peace It Together
On page 40 of the July 2008 issue of Canadian Immigrant magazine,
Peace it Together directors explain why filmmaking is an effective tool for peace-building. 



September 3, 2006 - 30 Teenagers, 10 Short Movies, 1 Dream of Peace 
Matthew Hays of The New York Times describes the emotional experience
of participating in the Peace it Together program.

August 19, 2006 -  A West Coast, Mideast middle ground 
This Globe and Mail article desribes how participating in the Peace it Together
program has the power to shift participants' perspectives.

August 19, 2006 - Middle East teens pour hearts into peace films
In the lead up to the screenings of the 2006 films, this Vancouver Sun article
about the program features interviews with Israeli participant Yana Galfrin and
Palestinian participant Razan Abdel-Rahman, as well as commentary from
Velcrow Ripper and Reena Lazar.

August 18, 2006 - Arab and Israeli youths attend BC film school
This Global National report explains how Peace it Together provides
a safe environment for dialogue in the midst of war in the Middle East. 

August 13, 2006 - Movies bring ‘enemies’ together
2006 program participants Nadav Strumtza and Aasem Abu-Shtia explain
how they came to the Peace it Together program in search of common ground.
This article appeared in The Province.