Israel’s war against Hamas has marked just over one month. It’s the latest chapter of the decades-long, ongoing strife between the Israeli government and Palestinians.

The present day suffering of people in the war zone and its impact on others around the world is incomprehensible. And yet, even during this conflict, the struggle for a peaceful resolution continues.

Under the Radar spoke with representatives from two organizations that have spent decades working toward peace in the region about why, despite the violence, they remain committed to their efforts.


Tim Wilson, advisor to Seeds of Peace and director of the Maine Seeds Programs

Aziz Abu Sarah, board member of American Friends of Combatants for Peace

Gili Getz, board chair of American Friends of Combatants for Peace