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

Celebrate ARSP
50 Years in the
United States

October 5-7, 2018, ARSP will celebrate 50 years of service here in the United States at a gathering in New York City. We hope you will join us!
Information and Online - Registration can be found here.

Volunteer Services with ARSP

Volunteer Services with ARSP

You are interested in historical, social, and political issues and would like to take action for peace, international understanding and human rights? We offer one-year volunteer services for young people from Ukraine in Poland and for people from Poland in Great Britain, as well as volunteer services for people from all countries in Germany. You also have the opportunity to take part in a summer camp and experience history while doing practical work with your own hands in an international group.

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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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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March Onward

American volunteer speaking on liberation of Dachau

American ARSP volunteer Lynn Williams was asked to speak at the ceremony commemorating the liberation of Dachau Concentration Camp 69 years ago.

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Intern Insight: Isabel Tamoj

Volunteer's Voices

Article about Isabel Tamoj in the volunteers' magazine "Volunteer Voice" of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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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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