The Legal Center for Arab Minority
Rights in Israel. http://www.adalah.org
Americans for Peace Now:
APN is an American Jewish organization affiliated with Peace Now In Israel.
It has an active advocacy, congressional relations, and public education
program, and advocates a two state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian
conflict that combines security for Israel and an end to Israeli
settlements. Debra DeLee is President and CEO.
Shalom Achshav [Peace Now] in Israel
Canadian Friends of Peace Now
Ha'aretz Daily Edition
Ha'aretz is an Israeli daily newspaper, now available on the web in
both Hebrew and English.
Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Especially notable are the sections on the peace process and a selection of
This is a privately operated site including Middle East peace and business
information, and Middle East and Israel News links that are updated
Links and Documents
Human Rights Groups in
Israel and Palestine ||
Last Speech ||
Treaties and historic documents -- From the Balfour Declaration to Now
|| PEACE - A Jewish-Arab Dialogue Group
PeaceWatch -- Keeping track of the process ||
educational site ||
Ha'aretz Israel's best daily newspaper (in English) ||
More Off-site Peace Links ||
Contact Them -- Email and Fax numbers for U.S., European, Israeli, UN,
and Palestinian officials
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bitter pill uncovering media myths about the middle east
Information Center Another useful source of information
Arab Media Internet Network .
Americans & Palestinians for Peace
Ariga A very
useful and elaborate Israeli peace network.
A large and elaborate Palestinian research site.
Site "The views of a rational Palestinian"(quote from the site)
Association of Forty An association taking care of 40 Arab villages
unrecognized by Israel
A feminist center for peace and social justice.
an Israeli - Palestinian human rights organization.
Council for the Advancement of Arab-British Understanding
A Site containing information regarding 418 ruined Palestinian
(foundation for Middle East peace). A lot of important information
Shalom site in Germany.
A new Palestinian Human Rights organization
An alternative important source of information.
A Europe-Based Palestinian site supporting the intifada.
ittijah Union of Arab Community Based Associations
Beautifully made Palestinian site containing plenty of information and
fellowship a Jewish voice in the peace community
and a peace voice in the Jewish community.
LAW. The Palestinian Society for the Protection of Human Rights and
MER An important source of information regarding the Middle East.
MidEastWeb GateWay A site dedicated to dialogue between Israelis and
MIFTAH A Palestinian independent institution committed to fostering
the principles of democracy.
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NileMedia An independently operated cyber magazine
Norbert's Bookmarks For Active People A huge active index of Peace,
Ecology and Humanitarian organisations around the world
My Name Jewish People who are committed to Just peace
Open Tent An umbrella group which support peace in the Middle East.
includes a regular selection from Jerusalem weekly Kol Ha'ir,
Shirabe's Report From Palestine, Art Actions,
and joint Palestinian-Jewish actions in NYC
negotiation team Plenty of information on why the Camp David talks
And much more.
remembered a site dedicated to all destroyed Palestinian towns and
"Peace Now" An Israeli Peace Movement.
Palestinian National Authority
Rabbis For Human Rights The voice of the Jewish tradition to human
"SALAM" An American based peace movement.
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Jewish-Palestinian Discussion Group
Other Israel"Site of the bi-monthly magazine which analyzes ME
politics and reports on a variety of peace action on the ground.
(Gush Shalom Founder) Personal Site Including a biography and article of
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supporting Israeli conscience objectors.
Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research
The purpose of the Center is to promote research and thinking on issues
connected with peacemaking processes and conflict resolution.
A website that presents Israeli and Palestinian viewpoints on prominent
issues of concern. It focuses on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and peace
process, but other, related regional issues are also discussed.
Israel-Palestine Center for Research and Information
The New Israel Fund
The New Israel Fund works to safeguard civil and human rights, promote
Jewish-Arab coexistence, advance the status of women, foster tolerance and
religious pluralism, bridge social and economic gaps, pursue environmental
justive, and encourage government accountability.
An Israeli human rights organization
Center for Middle East Peace and Economic Cooperation
Foundation for Middle East Peace
Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies at Tel Aviv University
Jerusalem Media and Communication Centre
Neve Shalom / Wahat al-Salam
A village in Israel established jointly by Jews and Palestinian Arabs of
Israeli citizenship and engaged in educational work for peace, equality and
understanding between the two peoples
Palestine News Agency
Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
Seeds of Peace
Courage to Refuse:
This is the website, still under construction, of the IDF Reserve Officers
who have refused to serve in the occupied territories for reasons of
The Israeli Council for
ICIPP was founded in 1975 by prominent Israeli Zionists, including retired
general Matti Peled, to promote peace with the Palestinians and a
Palestinian state in the West bank and Gaza.
Peace Now (Shalom Achshav):
Peace Now is the leading Israeli peace group. It was established many years
ago to promote a just Israeli-Palestinian peace through all forms of
political activism. Its "Settlement Watch" program monitors settlement
Alternative Information Center:
A Palestinian-Israeli organization that promotes peace and social justice
and disseminates information and analyses about the conflict with a
American Committee on Jerusalem
(ACJ): A group founded by
prominent Arab-Americans devoted to educating the public about the Arab
heritage and claim to Jerusalem and counteracting the view that Jerusalem
should be exclusively controlled by Israel. ACJ provides daily excerpts from
the press on Jerusalem and other Palestinian-Israeli issues. Ziad al Asali
is President of ACJ. http://www.acj.org/
Applied Research Institute -
Jerusalem (ARIJ): ARIJ, a
Palestinian group, prepares high quality, professional research studies on
environmental, scientific, land, water, resource, and Israeli settlement
issues in the West bank and Gaza. Jad Isaac is the director of ARIJ.
Begin-Sadat Institute for
Strategic Studies (BESA):
based on Bar-Ilan University in Israel, this research group concentrates on
Israeli security and foreign policy issues.
Center for Policy Analysis on
Palestine: CPAP is the
educational arm of the Washington-based Jerusalem fund. CPAP has a very
active program of lectures, luncheon briefings, and publications, with a
Palestinian perspective, on Palestinian and Israeli-Palestinian affairs and
U.S. policy toward the conflict. Dr. Hisham Sharabi is the director.
Health, Development, Information
and Policy Institute: This
is a Palestinian information and advocacy group that provides and
disseminates information on Palestinian health, development, and related
issues. Its website contains links to other Palestinian civil society NGO's.
Institute for Jerusalem Studies:
An affiliate of the Institute for Palestinian Studies, which sponsors the
Journal of Palestinian Studies, the Institute for Jerusalem Studies
publishes the Jerusalem Quarterly which focuses on Jerusalem from a
Palestinian perspective. Salim Tamari is the director.
Institute for Palestine Studies:
IPS publishes the Journal of Palestine Studies, the Jerusalem Quarterly, and
a wide variety of books and other materials in English, French, and Arabic.
IPS is located in Washington.
Israel/Palestine Center for
Research and Information:
IPCRI, led by Gershon Baskin and Zacharia al Qaq, is a well established
Israeli-Palestinian research group that conducts a variety of
Israeli-Palestinian projects related to the peace process and to economic
and social development. It issues frequent analyses and opinion papers on
current events in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to an e-mail network. As
of early 2002, IPCRI was located in Bethlehem.
The Jerusalem Fund for Education
and Community Development:
This Washington-based NGO sponsors the Center for Policy and Analysis on
Palestine and raises funds for education, relief, and development in
Palestine. Its President is Dr. Hisham Sharabi.
The Jerusalem Institute for
Israel Studies: JIIS is a
respected, non-partisan Israeli group that has published extensively on all
aspects of the Jerusalem issue. Its work, some of which is in a
problem-solving mode, has been influential in helping to shape
Israeli-Palestinian negotiations on Jerusalem in the past. It publishes in
English and Hebrew.
The Jerusalem Media and
Communication Center: This
independent Palestinian group, directed by Ghassan Al Khatib and based in
East Jerusalem, publishes and circulates by e-mail, frequent high quality
analysis of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, usually by Palestinians, but
also by Israeli contributors.
The Moshe Dayan Center:
a well established and prestigious Israeli think tank that publishes widely
on current political and security issues. Its orientation is serious and
The Middle East Institute:
MEI, located in Washington, DC, runs an extensive program of lectures,
conferences and briefings on the Middle East and U.S-Middle East relations.
It publishes the quarterly Middle East Journal and frequent issues papers,
and offers language courses in Arabic and Hebrew. MEI's President is Amb.
(Ret.) Edward Walker.
The Middle East Policy Council:
MEPC, based in Washington, promotes understanding of current issues in
U.S.-Middle East relations. It publishes the quarterly Middle East Policy
and arranges conferences and seminars and programs for schools to enhance
understanding of the Middle East. Amb. (Ret.) Charles Freeman is the
Hanan Ashrawi directs this NGO in east Jerusalem that promotes human rights,
democracy, civil society and peace.
National Council on US-Arab
Relations: This is an
educational NGO that promotes U.S. relations with the Arab world through
conferences for Middle East experts, academics and businessmen, group visits
to the region, and high school and college programs, including "Model Arab
League" simulations. Its President is John Duke Anthony.
The Palestinian Academic Society
for the Study of International Affairs (PASSIA):
A Palestinian organization located in Jerusalem, PASSIA holds conferences
and seminars and publishes a wide variety of studies on Palestinian and
Israeli-Palestinian issues and an annual diary. Mahdi Abdel Hadi is the
The Palestinian Center for
Rapprochement Between People:
a Palestinian NGO based in Beit Sahour, a village close to Bethlehem with a
tradition of pro-peace activism and non-violent resistance to Israel's
Washington Institute for Near
East Policy: The Washington
Institute is a large, Washington-based group that supports an active program
of conferences and luncheon briefings on a wide variety of Middle East
issues. It also publishes and disseminates widely books, analysis, and issue
papers by resident analysts and others. Its orientation is pro-Israel.
Robert Satloff is the President of WINEP.
A Palestinian human rights organization based in Ramallah that concentrates
on the rights of Palestinian prisoners in the West Bank and Gaza.
Amnesty International (Israel &
Amnesty is the London-based international NGO that prepares authoritative
studies of human rights world wide.
An Arab-American group that has merged the former National association of
Arab Americans with the ADC. They have an active educational and
government-liaison program for promoting the rights and welfare of all
Arab-Americans as well as peace and justice for Palestinians and the rights
of Arabs worldwide. http://www.adc.org/
Association for Civil Rights in
Israel: ACRI is an active
and well established NGO that promotes civil rights for all Israelis, Jewish
and Arab, through advocacy, education, and litigation.
This Israeli women's organization advocates peace and justice between
Israelis and Palestinians and women's rights. It conducts political action
and education programs sometimes with Palestinian counterparts.
A well-established Israeli human rights organization that focuses on human
rights of Palestinians in the occupied territories as well as Israeli-Arabs.
It publishes a wide variety of well researched and document studies and
engages in other forms of public education and advocacy.
Human Rights Watch:
This New York based worldwide human rights organization covers human rights
in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict extensively.
LAW: The Palestinian Center for
the Protection of Human Rights & the Environment:
This human rights group established by a group of Palestinian lawyers
maintains an extensive website on Palestinian human rights, legal issues,
and related subjects.
Palestinian Center for Human
Rights: This Gaza-based
Palestinian human rights groups concentrates on human rights issues in Gaza.
Palestine Human Rights
Monitoring group: This is a
Palestinian NGO that monitors violations of Palestinian human rights by both
the government of Israel and the Palestinian authority in thorough, precise
manner. It also conducts an active program research, publication, and public
advocacy. It is the largest and most influential Palestinian human rights
The Public Committee Against
Torture in Israel: This non
profit Israeli advocacy group, which is based in Jerusalem, lobbies against
torture and related violations of human rights by Israeli authorities and
engages in litigation on behalf of victims of torture.
Rabbis for Human Rights:
This Israeli organization gives
voice to the Jewish tradition of human rights. It was founded in 1988 in
response to serious abuses of human rights by the Israeli military in the
occupied territories. RHR publicizes causes, helps victims, engages in civil
disobedience, and promotes Jewish ecumencial dialogue and education in human
American Near East Refugee Aid:
ANERA is a long-established and highly regarded Washington based NGO that
carries out economic development programs in the West bank, Gaza and Jordan.
It has offices in Orient house in east Jerusalem and in Gaza. ANERA's
President is Peter Gubser.
BADIL: Resource Center for
Palestinian Residency and Refugees:
This Palestinian advocacy groups promotes refugee rights, in general, and
support the "Right of Return."
FAFO Refugee Working Group:
This group, based at McGill University in Montreal, was created as part of
the multilateral talks on refugees launched after the 1991 Madrid Peace
The Palestinian Diaspora and
Refugee Center - Shaml:
This independent Palestinian NGO promotes the interests and rights of
Palestinian refugees in the diaspora through advocacy, publications, oral
histories and other projects.
Palestinian Refugee Research
This project, sponsored by a consortium of canadian universities and the
canadian government, studies and disseminates information about the
Palestinian refugee issue.