Chicago 2016 Events Calendar

Please contact Chicago Site Director Rhonda McCarty at with questions about our upcoming events.

If you are interested in volunteering with Hands of Peace, please click HERE.

HOP takes no political position on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict beyond affirming the human rights of all involved. Our events are designed to inspire dialogue amongst supporters and alumni and expose supporters to diverse perspectives. We hope you will join us!


HOPEducation Workshop: Alumni-led Harassment Intervention and De-Escalation Training

Monday, January 23, 6-8:00pm

Glenview Public Library

1930 Glenview Rd, Glenview, IL 60025

This HOPEducation event will be an intergenerational community workshop for learning intervention and de-escalation techniques, led by our very own Chicago Alumni Club. Have you ever personally experienced or witnessed someone being harassed or threatened with violence for their race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, etc? We will be discussing techniques to safely address and de-escalate these situations.


Hands of Peace at Silk Road Rising: Semitic Commonwealth

Saturday, February 11, 8-10:30pm

77 W Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602

Please join Hands of Peace at the Silk Road Rising Theatre in Chicago where there will be a staged reading series comprised of six plays by Arab and Jewish playwrights exploring the human toll of the Irsaeli-Palestinian conflict.