PeacePlayers International uses basketball to unite, educate and inspire young people to create a more peaceful world.

Based on the premise that children who play together can learn to live together, we implement consistent, year-round sports activities that bring together children from opposite sides of religious, ethnic and cultural divides to develop friendship and mutual respect.

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From Mini to Mighty All-Star: Meet Sireen!

  This week’s blog is about an emerging player’s transition from a PeacePlayers International – Middle East local team to a competitive, mixed Palestinian-Israeli All-Star team.   Eleven-year-old Sireen has been playing basketball with PeacePlayers International – Middle East for the past four years.  She was inspired to join after seeing how happy her older … Continue reading From Mini to Mighty All-Star: Meet Sireen!

What are YOU #thankful for?

This Thursday, Thanksgiving will give American families an opportunity to reflect and express gratitude at dinner tables around the country.  In an effort to extend this tradition we have been asking PeacePlayers participants and staff from around the world what they are #thankful for and will begin posting their incredible responses on all of our … Continue reading What are YOU #thankful for?

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