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May 17, 2007

Hani Masri presented with 2007 Peacemaker award by Seeds of Peace

WASHINGTON | Palestinian-American philanthropist Hani Masri was presented with the 2007 Peacemaker Award for his long time advocacy work on behalf of children’s issues and Middle East peace. The award was presented by Seeds of Peace President Nicolla Hewitt at the organization’s Spring Gala in Washington, DC, on May 17th. “Hani Masri has forged bridges of understanding throughout the region,” Hewitt said. “He has embraced challenges and overcome them, and more importantly, continues to reach out to children who need … FULL STORY

May 7, 2007

Seeds of Peace presents Queen Rania
of Jordan with Peacemaker Award

NEW YORK | At the Seeds of Peace annual New York Gala Dinner, Her Majesty Queen Rania Al-Abdulla of Jordan, was presented with the Peacemaker Award by newly-appointed President of Seeds of Peace, Nicolla Hewitt. Queen Rania accepted the award on behalf of herself and His Majesty King Abdullah of Jordan. In presenting the award to Her Majesty, Hewitt said: “It is an honor to be presenting one of the world’s greatest peacemakers with this award. Her commitment to the … FULL STORY

Apr 27, 2007

Making a Difference by setting
an example | NBC NEWS

Wil Smith is a role model for minority students at an elite college in Maine Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Read and watch this story on NBC Nightly News »

Mar 23, 2007

South Africa, Tibet: 52 Seeds explore comparative conflict resolution

JERUSALEM | Seeds of Peace convened a conference for 52 Israeli and Palestinian Seeds at the Tantur Institute in Jerusalem, where the Seeds analyzed the dynamics of national conflicts other than the Middle East conflict. The program, called “Peace-ing It Together: Approaches to Conflict Resolution,” focused on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa as a means of building peace and repairing divisions among people once a treaty/agreement has been signed (a post-conflict method). The program also looked at … FULL STORY

Mar 11, 2007

Seeds of Peace receives the Reflections of Hope Award from the Oklahoma City National Memorial Foundation

NEW YORK | Seeds of Peace was named the winner of the 2007 “Reflections of Hope Award” from the Oklahoma City National Memorial, which honors those who died in the April 19, 1995 bombing in Oklahoma City. The Award honors a living person or currently-active organization whose conduct exemplifies in an extraordinary fashion two core beliefs of the Oklahoma City National Memorial Foundation: that hope can survive and blossom amidst the tragedy and chaos of political violence and that, even … FULL STORY

Feb 25, 2007

Theres a Wil, theres a way

BY STEVE SOLLOWAY | PORTLAND Wil Smith walked to the intersection of Baxter Boulevard and Preble Street Extension in Portland and waited. It was a late Sunday afternoon in early October. “You saw me? You were there?” Smith ducked his head. He seemed a little embarrassed. He had come to that spot in Portland to watch the finish of the Maine Marathon and support a friend. She was with the Maine National Guard contingent that marched 26.2 miles to honor fallen … FULL STORY

It can also be done (Inshalla) differently | MCITY

MODI’IN | Last weekend, an introductory seminar for Israeli and Palestinian youth took place in the Arab-Israeli village of Neve Shalom. The seminar opened a program called “In Your Shoes,” which was initiated by Seeds of Peace, an organization that works to establish peace and understanding between youth who live in regions of conflict all over the world. The youth who were chosen for the program, which holds joint seminars once a month, will get acquainted with one another through … FULL STORY

Feb 17, 2007

22 Palestinian, Israeli Seeds swap 'shoes'

JERUSALEM | Twenty-two Israeli and Palestinian Seeds spent two days together outside Jerusalem in the Israeli-Palestinian mixed village of Neve Shalom/Wahat al Salam. “In Your Shoes” paired Israeli and Palestinian Seeds together to learn about one another and their respective community and culture through months of interactions and coordinated assignments. The Seeds explored a number of themes—including family history and traditions, life at school, ambitions, desired legacies, and envisioned peace—using a variety of techniques. In doing so, these Seeds worked … FULL STORY

Feb 13, 2007

Bond No. 9 sponsors Seeds of Peace

A first in fragrances: New York parfumerie Bond No. 9 introduces the scent of Peace, which sponsors the international organization Seeds of Peace NEW YORK | Perfumery has never smelled so good. As millennial citizens of New York, we at Bond No. 9 are well aware that nothing could be more precious or desirable these days than peace. So, we thought, why not turn our passion for peace into an eau de parfum? After all, perfumes are all about passions … FULL STORY

Feb 1, 2007

Romance a Cause: Valentine Boutique
at the Felissimo Townhouse

Honor your Valentine and Society by giving an authentic gift of hope and promise NEW YORK | Please join DESIGN 21: Social Design Network as we celebrate Valentine’s Day by supporting those in need through love of a cause. Felissimo Townhouse (10 West 56th between 5th & 6th Avenues) will host its FIRST pop-up boutique featuring the “Allumonde” ring and heartfelt, exclusive packages from our Non-profit Charity Network. Learn more about our initiatives, shop for your loved one and enjoy champagne … FULL STORY

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