Being Together was initiated in Plum Village to support a
basic transformation for profound change in peoples approach
towards one another in the Middle East and throughout the
This was based on a deep understanding that the Israeli-Palestinian
conflict is not merely a local issuebut a manifestation
of the wound of the whole world. Thich Nhat Hanh, Zen master
and peace activist, brings a message of hope and faith that
peace is possible by developing a culture of love and understanding.
In this way one can transform conflict to peace within oneself.
We meet in Israelpeople of all faithsIsraelis,
Palestinians and friends of the international community and
be together practicing mindfulness and deep listening.