Hands of Peace September 2020 - Hands of Peace Welcomes New Executive Director

Most recently a diplomat with the U.S. Consulate General in Jerusalem, Scott Rasmussen, is the new Executive Director of Hands of Peace, an international non-profit organization that empowers young Americans, Israelis, and Palestinians to raise their voices for change. Officially starting on International Peace Day on Monday, September 21st, Rasmussen brings extensive peacebuilding skills and a keen understanding of the region to Hands of Peace. To read more about Scott, please click here.

Hands of Peace February 2020 - Board Message on "Deal of the Century"

The process and elements of the U.S. government’s “Deal of the Century” raised concerns among the Hands of Peace Board, staff, and community. To read a message from the Board, please click here.

Hands of Peace June 2020 - A Message about Racism

At Hands of Peace, we are devastated by the senseless killing of George Floyd by police. His death, along with the murders of so many other black men, women and children, is the brutal and deadly consequence of a long history of racial injustice in the United States. We stand with our black alumni, families and communities who, every single day, battle unconscionable racial prejudice, injustice and violence on the street, in the workplace and even in their own homes.   To read a message from the Board, please click here.

Hands of Peace June 2020 - Board Message about Annexation

The Hands of Peace Common Values affirm that people on all sides of conflict deserve justice, equality, self-determination and basic human rights.  To read a message from the Board  please click here.