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Aug 4, 2014

Summer Camp Brings Together Israeli, Palestinian Youths | WCBS (NEW YORK)

NEW YORK | As the Israeli-Palestinian conflict continues, one summer camp in Maine has brought together teenagers from both sides. After leaving the violence and fear at home, nearly 100 Israeli and Palestinian teenagers came together at Seeds of Peace, WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported. “For most of the campers that are here this is the first time that an Israeli is meeting a Palestinian or a Palestinian is meeting an Israeli,” said camp director Leslie Lewin. “We are confronting … FULL STORY


While Fighting Rages, Israelis, Palestinians Gather at Maine Peace Camp | MPBN

OTISFIELD, Maine — This past weekend, even as heavy fighting raged in parts of Gaza, nearly 100 Israeli and Palestinian teenagers were singing songs, holding hands and sharing stories on the shores of Pleasant Lake in Otisfield. They’re part an even larger delegation of young people who are in Maine for the Seeds of Peace International Camp. Now in its 22nd year, the camp is just one part of a larger program founded on the idea that peace is personal. … FULL STORY


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