Service for Peace - Striving for Inclusiveness

Service for Peace

Striving for Inclusiveness

Service for Peace - Teaching through the Arts

Service for Peace

Teaching through the Arts

Service for Peace - Giving a helping hand

Service for Peace

Giving a helping hand

Service for Peace - Learning to understand

Service for Peace

Learning to understand

Service for Peace - Working together

Service for Peace

Working together

Service for Peace - Experiencing History

Service for Peace

Experiencing History

Support our US Program Director Mark McGuigan and his team of ARSP volunteers

From April 27th to Mai 1 - the annual fundraising bike ride Philadelphia to Washington DC takes place. Please consider helping.
Each day these riders cover 50 miles.
A donation of $50 for a one days ride, $250 for one riders journey, or $1,000+ to support the entire ride and help us reach our goal.
But every donation, no matter the amount, is appreciated and is tax-deductible.
You can write a check to ARSP, contribute on-line at our website or on our Facebook page.

We remember the victims

The shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue

In the morning of October 27 th, 2018 eleven members of the Jewish congregation Tree of Life in Pittsburgh lost their lives. ARSP is horrified at the shooting that took place at the Tree of Life Congregation and expresses its sorrow for the victims and families and its solidarity with Pittsburgh's Jewish community

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50 Years ago

The first ARSP volunteers

In 1968, the first group of ARSP volunteers arrived in the United States.
Former volunteers from the early days remember and share their stories.

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A retrospective View

50 Years ARSP in the United States

Mark McGuigan, US Program Director of ARSP, takes a look at the 50th Anniversary Celebration which took place in October 2018 in New York City

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Growing Together Detroit!

Watch the summer camp in action!

Watch this clip of ARSP's summer program in Detroit. Jewish and African Americans and Germans worked together in a Northeast Detroit neighborhood, hit particularly hard by the economic and municipal crisis of the past years.

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In El Salvador as an Election Observer

Observe and Ensure a Democratic Vote

The Inter Religious Task Force, one of our project partners, is a nonprofit interfaith group founded in 1980. They promote peace and human rights in central America our ARSP volunteer Janna had the opportunity to travel with them to El Salvador as an election observer.

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ARSP Voices

ARSP volunteers share their stories

ARSP volunteers share their experiences during their one year service in the
United States - in their own words.

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ARSP volunteers joined the Women's March 2018

January 2018 Women's March

Many of our ARSP volunteers joined the Women's March in the cities they live-and serve in since September 2017. They marched in Cleveland, New York, Cincinnati, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Chicago and Cambridge.

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German-Jewish Shabbat Dinners in DC

Sharing Bread And Ideas

It was a busy spring for Action Reconciliation Service for Peace and especially our fellow at the AJC in Washington DC, Lewin Nolden. Lewin helped to organize Shabbat Dinners in DC, bringing together young American Jewish professionals and Germans.

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Young Jews and Germans in Dialogue

Podium Discussion at Brandeis University

The Center of German and European Studies at the Brandeis University presented: The impact of German history: Young Jews and Germans in dialogue. ARSP volunteers Rahel and Lea participated.

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ARSP "Summer Camp" at Cesky-Tesin

Summer Camp

"Summer Camps" - or as they are known in German, "Sommerlager" - are a very special program of ARSP. They provide a unique opportunity for people to travel and connect with each other while at the same time doing good in the world in a tangible, visible way..

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