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The Universal Peace Federation (UPF) is a global network of individuals and organizations dedicated to building a world of peace centered on universal spiritual and moral values.



Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Nelson Mandela

Israel

  • Holding bimonthly Peace & Security Forums
  • Holding bimonthly Interfaith and Cooperation Forums
  • Holding International Youth Leadership Seminars
  • Hosting International Peace Pilgrimages & Fact Finding Tours

Local and Visiting Youth Share Perspectives at a Druze Community in Israel
By Religious Youth Service - Israel  
Monday, 21 July 2014

Daliat El Carmel, Israel - Israeli youth and visiting youth from Europe and the Americas joined Druze youth for an evening discussion on July 21, 2014 in the Druze community in Daliat El Carmel, northern Israel, culminating a week of service-learning experiences.

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Jerusalem Interfaith Forum: Praying for Peace at the Kafr Kanna Wedding Church
By UPF - Israel  
Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Kafr Kanna, Israel - In the midst of the pain of the current war in our region, under the sounds of sirens and missile threats, the Jerusalem Interfaith Forum gathered in Kafr Kanna on July 16, 2014, to offer a common prayer for true peace.

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H. Ben Zvi: Maintaining a Parental Heart in Israel
By Hod Ben Zvi, President, UPF-Israel  
Tuesday, 15 July 2014

As a parent who is both a patriot and a peace advocate, I'm in constant prayer for the safety of not only my own children, but also all people from both sides.

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Jerusalem Interfaith Forum: Interfaith Cooperation in Education
By UPF - Israel  
Monday, 16 June 2014

Acre, Israel - The Jerusalem interfaith forum gathered in the beautiful ancient port city of Acre, in which Arabs and Jews live together, on June 16, 2014, for a second forum hosted at El-Jazar Mosque.

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Jerusalem Peace & Security Forum: Israel's Security Budget Planning
By UPF - Israel  
Sunday, 08 June 2014

Jerusalem, Israel - "Israel's Security Budget – Long-term Planning" was the topic of a Jerusalem Peace & Security Forum at the IMPACT-SE Institute on June 8, 2014.

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J.-P. Ostberg: Road to World Peace
By Jan-Peter Ostberg, Chairman, Swedish Institute for Ethic and Society  
Friday, 16 May 2014

Jerusalem is a holy city for Jews, Muslims and Christians, roughly half of the world population, and can only be dealt with successfully on the basis of interfaith work, which UPF is so good at. If the path of reconciliation can be the main direction for the region it opens up great possibilities.

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Tenth Anniversary MEPI Pilgrimage for Peace
By UPF - Israel  
Friday, 16 May 2014

Jerusalem, Israel - More than 160 international delegates representing some 20 nations and a wide range of religious backgrounds joined a special Middle East Peace Initiative program in Jerusalem on May 12-16, 2014.

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S. Watt: Reflections on the MEPI Pilgrimage for Peace
By Shantu Watt, Women's Federation for World Peace-Austria  
Friday, 16 May 2014

This visit to Israel has strengthened my resolve to be an agent of change and an Ambassador for Peace in the spirit of Mahatma Gandhi who said, "Be the change that you wish to see in the world."

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Middle East Peace Initiative Program on Interfaith Dialogue and Cooperation
By UPF International  
Monday, 12 May 2014

Jerusalem, Israel - A Middle East Peace Initiative program in Jerusalem brought together religious leaders, academics and NGO delegates with the theme of “Interfaith Dialogue and Cooperation for Peace and Development” beginning May 12, 2014.

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E. Glaubach: The Middle East Conflict - Alternative Options for Agreement
By Dr. Eliezer Glaubach, President, Jerusalem Peace and Security Forum  
Wednesday, 30 April 2014

When the parties to the Israeli-Palestinian peace process reached an impasse, despite the efforts of US Secretary of State John Kerry, it was quite clear that the process is on the verge of failure.

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E. Glaubach: Call for a Historic Settlement in the Holy Land
By Dr. Eliezer Glaubach, President, Jerusalem Peace and Security Forum  
Sunday, 13 April 2014

We would like to wish the American, the Palestinian and the Israeli negotiating teams full success in achieving the holy objective of ceasing the bloody conflict and fulfilling the vision of a sustainable agreement in the Holy Land, a historic settlement between Israelis and Palestinians who wish to ensure the welfare of the two peoples, their long-term existence and the well-being of future generations.

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A. Geronik: Adoption of the 'Nordic Balance System' to a Security Regime in the Middle East
By Arie Geronik  
Sunday, 13 April 2014

The significant political change that must take place in the Middle East, if the intention is to adopt the Nordic Balance model, will be characterized by the turning of Jordan and the future Palestinian state into neutral states. Neutrality is perceived as an attractive policy for small nations which, because of their strategic location or symbolic political value, stand or may stand in the focus of a struggle for influence or control by regional or global rivals.

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Jerusalem Peace & Security Forum: Israel's Plan B for Solving the Israeli-Palestinian Crisis
By UPF - Israel  
Sunday, 13 April 2014

Jerusalem, Israel - Prof. Eliezer Glaubach, president of the Jerusalem Peace and Security Forum, opened the April 13, 2014, discussion on the central political issue of conflicts in the Middle East and Israel’s “plan B” for solving the Israeli-Palestinian crisis in the face of the failure of US Secretary of State John’s Kerry’s efforts.

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Jerusalem Interfaith Forum: The Role and Responsibility of Religious Leaders
By UPF - Israel  
Tuesday, 08 April 2014

Netanyah, Israel - The Jerusalem Interfaith Forum for Understanding and Cooperation Among Religions marked its 12th meeting in the Netan-Ya Reform Jewish Synagogue in the city of Netanyah with a forum on "The Role and Responsibility of Religious and Spiritual Leaders" on April 8, 2014.

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Jerusalem Peace & Security Forum: Egypt toward New Leadership
By UPF - Israel  
Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Jerusalem, Israel - Diplomats, scholars, journalists and students of political science and diplomacy gathered on Feb. 26, 2014, in the house of a former Israeli ambassador to Egypt to discuss the upcoming elections in Egypt.

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Miri Kamar
PO Box 71036
Jerusalem, 91710
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Global Peace Council Member

Hon. Ran Cohen
Former Member of the Israeli Parliament, the Knesset
National Peace Council Members

Sheik Ali Birani

Poetess Shelley Elkayam
President of the World Conference on Religion and Peace ISRAEL
Co-Founder of East for Peace and the Women's Council of the City of Jerusalem

Prof. Eliezer Glaubach-Gal
Director, The I Foerder Institute for Liberal Studies
Chapter Secretary General

Miri Kamar