ISRAEL

Dr. Nurit Hirschfeld

Chapter Secretary General

Dr. Nurit Hirschfeld

Global Peace Council Member

Hon. Ran Cohen
Former Member of the Israeli Parliament, the Knesset

National Peace Council Member

Prof. Eliezer Glaubach-Gal
President, Jerusalem Peace and Security Forum

National Peace Council Member

Sheik Ali Birani
President, Jerusalem Forum for Understanding and Cooperation among Religions
Mrs. Adi Sassaki
Director, Jerusalem Peace and Security Forum
  • Holding bimonthly Peace & Security Forums
  • Holding bimonthly Interfaith and Cooperation Forums
  • Holding International Youth Leadership Seminars
  • Hosting International Peace Pilgrimages & Fact Finding Tours

Children from Israel, San Marino Build Friendships Through Soccer

August 30, 2017

San Marino, San Marino—Israeli and Sammarinese children participated in a week-long Soccer for Peace project that took place in San Marino.

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IAPP Launched in Israel

June 21, 2017

Jerusalem, Israel—The Israel chapter of the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP) was launched at Israel’s parliament, the Knesset.  

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Jerusalem Interfaith Forum Participates in Interfaith Day at Levinsky College

May 14, 2017

Tel Aviv, Israel—Members of UPF-Israel’s Jerusalem Interfaith Forum for Understanding and Cooperation Among Religions participated in an interfaith day held at Levinsky College in Tel Aviv. 

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Jerusalem Peace and Security Forum Members Visit Ramallah

April 26, 2017

Ramallah, West Bank—Seven members of UPF-Israel’s Jerusalem Peace and Security Forum were hosted in Ramallah by seven official representatives of a committee of the Palestinian Authority.

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Jerusalem Interfaith Forum Members Speak at High School in Acre

March 28, 2017

Acre, Israel—Members of UPF-Israel’s Jerusalem Interfaith Forum spoke at an interfaith event that took place at a high school in Acre city in northern Israel. 

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Jerusalem Forum Holds Interfaith Dialogue in Nazareth

March 2, 2017

Nazareth, Israel—UPF-Israel’s Jerusalem Interfaith Forum coordinated a visit of a Jewish community from Jerusalem to a church in Nazareth, for an interfaith dialogue with 21 participants. 

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UPF-Israel Donates Clothing to Syrian Refugees

January 16, 2017

Jerusalem, Israel—The Israeli chapter of UPF joined a humanitarian drive to collect winter wear and blankets for Syrian refugees. 

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Prayer for Syrian Children in Netanya, Israel

December 24, 2016

Netanya, Israel—A prayer for Syrian families and children was held at a synagogue in Netanya led by Jerusalem Interfaith Forum member Rabbi Edgar Nof. 

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Peace and Security Forum on Terrorism in Syria

December 8, 2016

Modiin, Israel—A member of the Jerusalem Peace and Security Forum spoke on “Terrorism in Syria” at a meeting organized by UPF-Israel. 

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International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women Observed in Israel

November 23, 2016

Haifa, Israel—UPF and the Women’s Federation for World Peace in Israel co-organized a seminar in observance of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.  

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International Day of Peace Observed in Israel

September 29, 2016

Haifa, Israel—In observance of the International Day of Peace, programs were held at two high schools in Israel. 

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Israeli Children Play Soccer for Peace in San Marino

September 8, 2016

San Marino, San Marino—Fourteen Israeli children of different faiths visited San Marino for a special project of Soccer for Peace.

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Interfaith Forum Launches “Peace Road” at Israel’s Knesset

August 1, 2016

Jerusalem, Israel—UPF's Jerusalem Interfaith Forum launched the Peace Road at Israel’s parliament, the Knesset.

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UPF-Israel Appoints New Ambassadors for Peace

February 13, 2016

Jerusalem, Israel—UPF celebrated the birthday of UPF Founders, Rev. and Mrs. Sun Myung Moon, by appointing new Ambassadors for Peace. 

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200 Students, Teachers Participate in Jerusalem Interfaith Forum Event

January 15, 2016

Haifa, Israel—On January 15, approximately 200 students, teachers and parents attended a panel discussion organized by the Jerusalem Interfaith Forum. 

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Interfaith Day at Hakibbutzim College in Tel Aviv

January 6, 2016

Tel Aviv, Israel—Some 70 students participated in an interfaith conference, co-organized by the Jerusalem Interfaith Forum, at the Hakibbutzim College of Education.

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Jerusalem Interfaith Forum Visits Nazareth, Wedding Church for Christmas

December 27, 2015

Nazareth, Jerusalem—In the spirit of Christmas and the New Year, 21 members of the Jerusalem Interfaith Forum visited Nazareth and the Wedding Church in Kafr Kanna. 

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Middle East Peace Initiative: Toward a Two-State Solution

December 3, 2015

Jerusalem, Israel—UPF held a Middle East Peace Initiative program under the theme, “Toward Resolving the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.”

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Jerusalem Forum Discusses the Current Crisis of Arab Citizens of Israel

November 4, 2015

Jerusalem, Israel—The Jerusalem Peace and Security Forum met at Haifa University to discuss the current crisis of Arab citizens of Israel, on November 4, 2015.

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Faith Leaders, Students Discuss the Role of Educators in Times of High Tension

October 27, 2015

Jerusalem, Israel—The Levinsky College of Education and UPF held a special class discussion on the role of educators in times of high tension for students in the College’s excellence program.

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