ISRAEL

Mr. Hod Ben Zvi
Chair, UPF-Israel
Dr. Nurit Hirschfeld
President, UPF-Israel
Mr. Koriel Ben Zvi
Vice President, UPF Israel
Mr. Luke Weiler-Hill
Secretary General, UPF-Israel
Mrs. Adi Sassaki
Director of Public Relations, UPF Israel
Prof. Eliezer Glaubach-Gal
President, Jerusalem Peace and Security Forum
Rabbi Yaakov Luft
President, Jerusalem Forum for Understanding and Cooperation among Religions
Hon. Ran Cohen
Senior Advisor; Former Minister of Industry and Trade
Sheik Ali Birani
Senior Advisor for Religion and Interfaith
  • Holding bimonthly Peace & Security Forums
  • Holding bimonthly Interfaith and Cooperation Forums
  • Holding International Youth Leadership Seminars
  • Hosting International Peace Pilgrimages & Fact Finding Tours

UPF-Middle East Webinar on Extending the Hand of Friendship through Health Care

September 30, 2021

The Middle East—A UPF webinar focused on international cooperation in providing health care, particularly to Palestinians.

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UPF Interfaith Program Promotes Reconciliation

June 9, 2021

Acre, Israel—UPF held a special interfaith meeting to counter the distrust between communities.

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Morocco Is Focus of Third Abraham Accords Webinar

April 15, 2021

Europe and the Middle East—Experts from Morocco, Israel, the United States and Europe discussed the Morocco Tripartite Agreement.

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Israel Holds First Rally of Hope

March 21, 2021

Jerusalem, Israel—Contributions of medical professionals and others during the COVID pandemic were recognized.

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World Leaders Discuss Abraham Accords

January 14, 2021

Jerusalem, Israel—The first of a series of UPF webinars on the Abraham Accords presented a distinguished panel of world leaders.

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Israeli Korea Experts Discuss Peaceful Reunification

December 27, 2020

Jerusalem, Israel—Three experts in Korean studies spoke at an online conference on Korean reunification.

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Interfaith Forum in Jerusalem Seeks Hope in Troubled Times

October 7, 2020

Jerusalem, Israel—An interfaith forum with about 40 participants was held during the Jewish holiday of Sukkot.

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Israelis Unite to Promote Mutual Respect through Interfaith Dialogue

May 27, 2020

Jerusalem, Israel—UPF and the Jerusalem Interfaith Forum held an interfaith study to celebrate the holidays of three major religions.

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Israel’s Faith Leaders Pray during Pandemic

May 14, 2020

Haifa, Israel—Leaders representing four main religions met to pray for the healing of the world from coronavirus.

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Jerusalem Interfaith Forum Offers Online Prayers

April 26, 2020

Jerusalem, Israel—Participants prayed for good health and strength for all humanity in these days of the pandemic.

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Israel and San Marino Girls Play Football for Peace

August 31, 2019

San Marino, San Marino—An interfaith group of teenage girls from Israel joined local players in a Football for Peace tournament.

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UPF Interfaith Initiative, IAPD, Launched in Israel

December 20, 2018

Acre, Israel—The national inauguration of the Interreligious Association for Peace and Development (IAPD) took place in Acre city and was attended by religious, political, and educational leaders. 

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Ambassadors for Peace Award Ceremony Held in Israel

November 3, 2018

Daliat El-Carmel, Israel—More than 20 religious leaders, educators, social activists and civil servants were appointed as Ambassadors for Peace at a ceremony held at Carmel College.

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Jerusalem Forum Honors International Day of Peace

September 25, 2018

Jerusalem, Israel—Forgiveness, repentance and revival were themes of gathering to commemorate UN Day of Peace.

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IAPP Forum at Knesset in Jerusalem

July 10, 2018

Jerusalem, Israel—The central role of Arab Israelis in the regional economy was discussed at an IAPP meeting held at the Israeli Knesset.

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Jewish Religious Leaders Visit Ethiopian Church

December 29, 2017

Jerusalem, Israel—Jewish members of UPF-Israel’s Jerusalem Interfaith Forum visited an Ethiopian church in Jerusalem on December 29 in honor of the Christian holidays.

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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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‘Peace Road’ in Israel

August 12, 2017

Jerusalem, Israel—Jewish members of UPF-Israel’s Jerusalem Interfaith Forum visited an Ethiopian church in Jerusalem on December 29 in honor of the Christian holidays.

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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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