Palestine and Israel: Side-by-side

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18 June 2007

"Side by Side, Israel & the Occupied Territories", aims to encourage dialogue between young Israelis and young Palestinians who have lost family members in the conflict. Through this project, groups are provided with an arena for discourse and reconciliation.



© Yahel Nevoh /Side-by-Side/ Parents Circle/ PhotoVoice
My Parents


© Noam Burger /Side-by-Side/ Parents Circle/ PhotoVoice
"From my point of view, the subject of the image is the woman. I guess she's the mother of one of the soldiers. Through her, I see fear and pride. Fear because every mother is worried for her son, especially when he's in the army, and the pride is reflected in her photography. She is proud of him graduating."


© Sameh Darwazeh /Side-by-Side/ Parents' Circle/ PhotoVoice
Kids from the Hindiyah family who have been living in a tent for the last five years since their house was demolished.


© Hiba Usama Abu Ayash /Side-by-Side/ Parents Circle/ PhotoVoice
"My village Beit Oma is famous for vines. I am following the story around the vines."

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