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Hands of Peace is an interfaith organization developing peacebuilding and leadership skills in Israeli, Palestinian and American teens through the power of dialogue and personal relationships.


Buy Your Tickets to HOP's April 19 "Under One Sky" Benefit Evening!

We are very excited to announce that HOP's "Under One Sky" Benefit Evening will take place at Chicago's magnificent Adler Planetarium on Sunday, April 19 from 6 to 9:30 pm. CLICK HERE to buy your tickets for this spectacular evening of education and inspiration! Tickets are $150 if you purchase them on or before March 31; tickets purchased on April 1 or later will cost $175.  Tickets will likely sell out and will not be available at the door, so don’t delay!

Program highlights include:
  • HOP alumni Ruby Macsai-Goren and Basel Arafat will host this unique evening of education and inspiration!
  • WBEZ host Jerome McDonnell will facilitate a conversation with special guests Aziz Abu Sarah and Elik Elhanan. Both lost siblings to the conflict and have devoted their lives to promoting dialogue and reconciliation. 
  • Guests will have time to visit the Adler Planetarium's "Shoot for the Moon" exhibit before a delicious gourmet dinner.
  • Four deeply moving film shorts will showcase the spirit of HOP from the perspective of our participants and chronicle HOP's ongoing follow-up work in Israel and Palestine.

Thank you for your support!  We look forward to seeing you on April 19!

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