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Chicago Nov. 4-6

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2008 Common Ground Award

The Bereaved Families Forum has been selected to receive the 2008 Common Ground Award for sustained commitment to a reconciliation process between Israelis and Palestinians.

The Awards will be held at the Embassy of Canada, in Washington DC, on November.  Robi Damelin and Ali Abu Awaad will accept the Award on behalf of the PCFF.   

 The Common Ground Awards honor individuals and organizations for accomplishment in negotiation and peacemaking.  The Awards recognize extraordinary feats of courage and resolve exhibited in making the world a more peaceful place.  Past winners include Jimmy Carter, Desmond Tutu, Muhammad Ali, Sen. Romeo Dallaire, James Baker, Sesame Workshop, Ted Koppel, and Daniel Barenboim (for the Middle East Youth Orchestra).

Robi Damelin and Ali Abu Awwad would be honored to attend the ceremony, on behalf of the Parents Circle - Families Forum.

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