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Program Overview:
Over two weeks, the Leadership Institute brings together American, Israeli, and Palestinian young adults with the focus of creating a new generation of peacebuilders and leaders. The program challenges participants to consider different perspectives around the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In addition it encourages participants to deepen their understanding of faith traditions and develop strategies for taking action in promoting peace.

Leadership participants engage in intensive drama workshops, challenge activities, trainings and dialogue sessions that prepare them for becoming agents of change. Topics covered include: identity, communication, leadership, conflict resolution, interfaith understanding and peacebuilding.

Program Locations and Dates:

Leadership Institute for 17-18 year olds 

2025 Dates Coming Soon

For more information on how to apply to the Leadership Institute, please visit the Apply page of our website. If you have any questions about this program, please write us an email at
Program Photos:
Peacebuilding project work
Summer friends
Tailsmans awarded to each participant
Project planning
What peace looks like
Testing limits on the ropes course
Closing shabbat
2015 Group photo
Peace music
Storytelling workshop
Daily chores
Acer Farm
Bridge-building project
Public presentations
Drama and mediation workshop
Summer friends
Sunday worship at the chapel
2014 Group photo
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