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LINKS to RELATED ORGANIZATIONS, PROJECTS & FRIENDS


Guests' Impressions

Jerusalem Wanderings Hike to Walaja.

Velveteen Rabbi The All Nations Café.

Friedensspirale Eein Haniya, the All Nations Café, ein verhei├čungsvolles Projekt (in German).


News Reports

Ankawa The Story of Nancy Ajram and the Israeli Peacemakers (in Arabic).

Ynet People of All Nations Cleaning Up Ein-Haniya (in Hebrew).

This Week in Palestine A Café for All Nations.


Performing & Visual Arts

LensView Photoblog by Simona Munteanu, showing her unique artistic style through architecture, lanscapes, animals and people scenes from Central Europe and the Middle East.

Bhakti House showcasing the work of SiriOm Singh, music that elevates your spiritual vibration and promotes peace.

Art of Balance Jeff Goldstein's seminars and classes are a great opportunity to learn to use the life energy that comes out of the hands to help yourself and others. Explore the ways of thinking and living in a spiritually balanced way. Also offering: Heart Dance, Blessing Circles and Spiritual Balancing Treatments. DJ Leah Sadras is Jeff's wife, and a well known freedance DJ in public and private events.

Guns 2 Guitars Original multilingual music by Ofer Golany, aiming to fulfill Isaiah's prophecy.

Kammann macht Spass! (in German) Martin Dronsfield's artistic comedy and street show entertainment, often in service for humanitarian causes.

Nava Tehila An open, warm and welcoming prayer and study community in Jerusalem. Its original music for prayer is used in prayer communities all over the world.

Theatre of the Oppressed Organisation coordinates and enhances the development of Theatre of the Oppressed all over the world, by connecting practitioners into a global network, fostering exchange and methodical development, by facilitating training and multiplication of the existing techniques, by conceiving projects on a global scale and by the stimulation of the creation of local centres.

The Labyrinth Society organization of labyrinth enthusiasts from all over the world. People who walk, build, write about and study labyrinths.

World-Wide Labyrinth Locator Database of labyrinths around the world. Information about labyrinths you can visit, including their locations, pictures, and contact details, along with information about the many types of labyrinths found worldwide.

A World of Wonder Photos by Claudia Henzler showing the beauty and diversity of the creator within nature, different cultures and religions, within art and architecture throughout the world.

The Mandala Project A non-profit organization dedicated to promoting peace through art and education. It offers a visual demonstration of individuals coming together to create something larger than themselves while maintaining their personal uniqueness. Truth, beauty, and goodness are values that can be agreed upon in every culture. We all see beauty in nature, and through art we experience the beauty of different cultures.

World Network of Singing Children Project that encourages children from all around the world to express their innate awareness of unity and peace through singing.


Fairtrade

FLO Worldwide Fairtrade Standard setting and Certification organisation. Guarantees that products sold anywhere in the world with a Fairtrade label marketed by a National Initiative conforms to Fairtrade Standards and contributes to the development of disadvantaged producers.

Traidcraft UK's leading fair trade organisation set to fight poverty through trade: Sells fairly traded products, builds better businesses, influence others, raise funds, raise awareness and publishes social accounts.

Ethical Consumer Alternative consumer organisation looking at the social and environmental records of the companies behind the brand names

Christian Aid is an agency of the churches in the UK and Ireland that funds projects in some of the world's poorest countries, helping people to improve their own lives and to tackle the causes of poverty and injustice.

The Fairtrade Foundation Labeling Fairtrade Mark in the UK

Fairtrade Organisatie, Fairtrade Assistance buys Fairtrade from craftsmen and farmers in Africa, Asia and Latin America, and sells to Third World Shops, supermarkets and Fairtrade Shops. Lobbies for fair trade and informs consumers, businesses and governments.

Cafod Catholic Agency for Overseas Development. Fighting poverty in developing countries.

One World Week is a development education program under the auspices of the World Development Movement Trust. Member of the Development Education Association, and is involved in European Global Education Week.


Sustainable Business & Funding

Indiegogo A crowdfunding platform catering for creative, entrepreneurial, community and environmental projects. Check out our favorite cause: Heaven's Field Farm in Husan village, where Israelis and Palestinian work together and grow organic vegetables and herbs.

Tridos Bank Finances companies, institutions and projects that add social, environmental and cultural value

GAEIA Promotes the concept of ethical investment. Part of the growing movement to make money move in a more ethical direction, specializing in ethical funds, ethical banks and building societies as well as alternative, innovative investments benefiting projects, communities and the environment on the longer term.

UK Social Investment Forum Working with others to promote Socially Responsible Investment


Sustainable Building

Association for Environment-Conscious Building (AECB) a network of members from almost every sector of building construction and management. The objective and aims of the AECB is to facilitate environmentally responsible practices within building.

The Green Building Store promotes energy efficient, sustainable and healthy buildings and makes these products more widely available to private and trade customers through online, mail-order and information services.

Straw Bale Building Association informal grassroots association in Ireland and the UK of people who have an interest in straw bale building, like to assist in design and building or volunteer to help others build, give workshops on the subject and on clay and lime plastering, building regulations, etc.


Organic Food

The Meatrix Witty Flash movie aiming to end the destructive and dangerous practices of factory farming and to promote sustainable agriculture.

The Soil Association Campaigning and certification organisation for organic food and farming in the UK.

Whole Foods Market Retailer of natural and organic foods, committed to sustainable agriculture. Obtains products locally and from all over the world, often from small, uniquely dedicated food artisans.

Henry Doubleday Research Association (HDRA) dedicated to researching and promoting organic gardening, farming and food. Works to improve commercial organic growing in Britain and consults the media, industry and statutory bodies. With three organic display gardens as well as restaurants and food, gardening and gift shops.

Better Education

The Arava Institute for Environmental Studies regional center for environmental leadership, encouraging environmental cooperation between peoples, and working towards peace and sustainable development on a regional and global scale. The Institute is home to academic programs, research and public involvement.

The Tent of Nations An educational project and an organic farm in Nahalin village, bringing youth from around the world for face-to-face interaction, and offering facilities for youth organizations and tourist groups. The farm grows olives, grape vines, almonds, vegetables and other fruits on about 100 acres of land.

Out on a Limb: A Guide to Getting Along A beautiful conflict resolution website to help teach youth to deal with life's daily challenges without walking away or fighting.

Ryan's Well Foundation at the age of 6, Ryan decided that raising money for wells for people who didn't have clean water would be a good thing. He worked for four months in doing simple household chores to earn his first $70, that grew to over $1,000,000 in support of people in Africa who need clean water.

Summerhill School is a progressive, co-educational, residential school, founded by A. S. Neill in 1921; a place where children can discover who they are and where their interests lie in the safety of a self-governing, democratic community. All lessons are optional. School Meeting, at which the school Laws are made or changed. These laws are the rules of the school, made by majority vote in the community meetings; pupils and staff alike having equal votes.

Steiner Waldorf Schools Fellowship Emphasis on the whole development of the child, including a child's spiritual, physical and moral well-being as well as academic progress, social abilities and the development of pre-numeracy and literacy skills. Learning is done in a very creative and artistic environment. Steiner education, and to ensure best practice, development and progress in the UK.

Brockwood Park School Educating young people to meet life fully. Students are encouraged to reflect on their own thinking and actions, and those of others. Learning a way of living that is integrated, sane and intelligent.

Young People's Trust for the Environment is a Charity which aims to encourage young people's understanding of the environment and the need for sustainability. Loads of fact sheets written specially for young people.

Eco schools is a scheme that gets everyone in the school community involved in making the school environment better, and makes sustainable development a part of the life and ethos of school.

Educational Heretics Press is a research, writing and publishing company set to question the dogmas of schooling in particular, and education in general, and to develop the logistics of the next learning system.

The Religious Education and Environment Programme (REEP) Resources for teachers and learners in the fields of spirituality, the environment and religion. Resources are free to schools via the website.

CAT Centre for Alternative Technology aims to inspire, inform, and enable people to live more sustainably. Offering practical solutions in areas of: renewable energy, environmental building, energy efficiency, organic growing and alternative sewage systems; a visitor centre, practical and informative publications, education, consultancy, courses and a free info service.

Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership is a nonprofit organization dedicated to reaching across the global information divide with the tools and training necessary to extend the power of technology and information to under-resourced communities around the world.

Lassalle-Institut Center for spirituality and social consciousness aiming to enable leaders in business, politics and other sectors of society to promote an ethically-based culture of values in their professional environments as well as in the national and international community. Located in Switzerland.

Cool Planet Oxfam GB's website for kids and teachers.


Conscious Tourism

The House of Ibrahim An open home for people of all faiths on the Mount of Olives. Here's one of many articles written on Ibrahim and his house, entitled: The hostel that doesn't ask

The Pathway Circle(in Hebrew) An open community walking to renew the pilgrimage tradition to Jerusalem and the cultures that evovled from it.

Tourism Concern Aiming to effect change in the tourism industry by campaigning for fair and ethically traded tourism. Working with communities in destination countries to reduce social and environmental problems connected to tourism and with the out-going tourism industry in the UK to find ways of improving tourism so that local benefits are increased.

Centre for Environmentally Responsible Tourism (C.E.R.T) Aim to demonstrate how responsible tourism can protect the environment, wildlife and cultural aspects of holiday destinations; to show how travelers can play a part in protecting the worlds natural resources and develop a sustainable future for destinations and the travel industry; to secure the long-term prosperity of destinations and their peoples.

Organic Holidays Accommodation on organic farms and organic smallholdings, self-catering and catered, and bed-and-breakfasts, guest houses and small hotels, where organic produce is used according to availability.

Key Travel Operate an exclusive travel programme designed to save money for people who reach out across the world to provide vital assistance for the community be it medical relief, aid and development, spiritual or educational.

The Fauzi Azar Inn, Nazareth, Israel A friendly one-of-it's-kind guest house, encouraging people to walk the Israel National Trail and to stay in Nazareth. Recently opened a similar place in Jerusalem: Abraham Hostel

Libi A center for awareness, meditation and inspiration in Jerusalem, Israel. Literally meaning my heart in Hebrew, Libi is a small gathering place offering workshops, treatments and a place to stay in the center of Jerusalem, where people from all backgrounds and convictions can feel at home.


Sustainable Energy

Solarcentury Solar photovoltaics (PV) company in the UK.

Solar Sense Supply simplified solar hot water systems.


Comm-Unity

Kryon Channellings of a cosmic magnetics expert dealing with a diverse range of subjects, from world politics and Middle East future potentials to self healing and Indigo children.

Jerusalem Hug A group of people from several spiritual and peace movements annual peace and unity event around the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem.

KEBZEH Foundation Teaching transmitted by Murat Yagan, Circassian elder trained in the Kebzeh Tradition, who has been sharing it with a small group of students in Western Canada. The essence of the Teaching is the response of the aspiration of human beings to better themselves and to better all of life on this globe, bringing it to a state of peace, harmony and oneness, wherein creativity flourishes.

Tamera is a cooperative research settlement where concepts of a new sustainable nonviolent culture are developed. Located at the south of Portugal, 20 km away from the west coast, on an area of 134 hectares.

GreenSpirit A network of people who celebrate the human spirit in the context of our place in the natural world and Earth's own evolutionary journey. Believe that human life has both an ecological and a spiritual dimension.

Gaia Trust Supports the transition to a sustainable and more spiritual future society through grants and proactive initiatives. Based in Denmark.

Not-Two is Peace Adi Da's vision about ordinary people's way of global cooperative order.


Environment, Permaculture

EcoME Center A model for social and environmental sustainability of Israelis and Palestinians near Jericho.

Zentrum Prinzhofte (in German) A permaculture farm community and an integrated learning center 30 km south of Bremen, north Germany.

Adamama (in Herbrew) A permaculture farm community and a practical education center in Nir-Moshe, south west Israel.

People & the Planet A global gateway to the future health and wellbeing of the human family as it presses ever more heavily on the natural resources of our planet.

People & Planet Friendly Gateway to environment and sustainable living in Canada and beyond, bringing people together over: peace, environment, sustainable living, food, community, communication, democracy, activism and human rights.

Earth Island Institute Develops and supports projects that counteract threats to the biological and cultural diversity that sustain the environment through education and activism.

Kidron Valley Master Plan (in Hebrew) A master plan for transboundary streams as a joint Israeli-Palestinian effort to combat the threat of pollution and serve as a database and guideline to protect against basin pollution involving the general public in caring for the streams.

Friends of the Earth International network of environmental groups campaigning local groups, working in more than 200 communities in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Its activities include campaigning and political lobbying, public education, environmental research and educational research and educational projects.

Global Action Plan An independent charity we are committed to encouraging the public to be more environmentally sustainable. Working with business, schools and local communities we believe that every little helps to make a real difference.

The Global Ideas Bank Aims to promote and disseminate good creative ideas to improve society, to encourage the public to generate these ideas, to participate in the problem-solving process.

Earth Policy Institute Dedicated to providing a vision of an environmentally sustainable economy and eco-economy as well as a roadmap of how to get from here to there.

The International Society for Ecology and Culture (ISEC) Protection of both biological and cultural diversity, emphasis is on education for action.

The Permaculture Association, UK Supports people and projects through training, networking and research, using the ethics and principles of permaculture. Networks to share skills and design sustainable solutions for the communities in which we live.

The Permaculture Research Institute (PRI), Australia Global networking and practical training of environmental activists. Offers solutions to local and global ecological problems. Involved in design and consultancy work, and actively supports several aid projects around the world



Oceans

Shifting Baselines Common sense for the oceans.

The Ocean Conservancy Envisions a world of healthy, protected oceans with wild and flourishing ecosystems, free of pollution, and filled with diverse and abundant marine wildlife. Working to conserve and restore wild, healthy oceans through changing the way people think about the oceans, valuing them for their beauty and diversity as well as their utility, and inspiring people to speak and act for the oceans.

SeaWeb Aims to raise awareness and inspire action to protect the ocean and the life within it.

Surfrider Foundation, USA Environmental organization working to preserve oceans, waves & beaches.



Animal Rights

Born Free Foundation Animal welfare and conservation charity that campaigns for the protection and conservation of animals in their natural habitat and against the keeping of animals in zoos and circuses and as exotic pets. Inspired by the true story of Elsa the lioness, believes that individuals matter and stands for compassion and a commitment to encourage a more caring world.

Animal Aid Animal rights group based in the UK, campaigns for peacefully against all forms of animal abuse and promote a cruelty-free lifestyle. We investigate and expose animal cruelty, bringing these issues to public attention.

Animal Defenders Aims to educate, create awareness, and promote the interest of humanity in the cause of justice, and the suppression of all forms of cruelty to animals; wherever possible to alleviate suffering, and to conserve and protect animals and the environment. Activities range from dramatic animal rescues to daring undercover investigations, through to securing legal protection for animals and running awareness and education campaigns.

World Animal Net Network of animal protection societies working to improve the status and welfare of animals.

Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) Aims to achieve the ending of factory farming systems and all other practices, technologies and trades which impose suffering on farmed animals, through hard-hitting campaigning, public education and political lobbying.

Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society (WDCS) Global voice for the protection of whales, dolphins and their environment.

Media, Publishing & Information for this Age

IDEA Books an international wholesaler and distributor of high quality books and catalogues on contemporary architecture, art, photography, design, fashion, and film. You can find our books at specialised bookshops, museum stores, and web retailers throughout the world..

Paul Enkelaar Films An independent documentary filmmaker, director, producer, cameraman and teacher, exposing untold stories from the Netherlands, Indonesia, India, Russia, Africa and the Middle East.

Reissmedia (in German) Developes and produces documentary films, which make an effect and create deep experiences for the spectators.

Global Oneness Project Produces films, media and educational materials that explore how the simple notion of interconnectedness can be lived in today's complex world. Traveling the world gathering stories that not only question the current paradigm but also reveal our greater human potential, covering sustainability, conflict resolution, spirituality, indigenous culture and social justice.

Positive News A quarterly international newspaper reporting on the people, events and influences that are helping to create a more positive future for the world and its people focusing on the principles of democracy and social justice, respect for diversity and the earth's natural resources, and a new definition of power.

Spirit of Ma'at Central clearinghouse of undistorted information in the areas of spirituality, human potential, and new science.

Earth Scan Publisher of books on environment and sustainable development. Distribute especially to developing countries.

Barefoot Books Independent publisher celebrating art and story with books that open the hearts and minds of children from all walks of life, inspiring them to read deeper, search further, and explore their own creative gifts.

Green Guide Online Publishing "Pure Living" lifestyle magazine covering all that is best for the organic, ethical and natural consumer, and "Green Guide Directories" for natural and sustainable living

Directory of Social Change Independent source of information, training and support to voluntary and community sectors worldwide.

Small World Productions The ethical television production company, works through the media to help bring about social change.


 

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