Antwan is an Associate based in the West Bank, Palestine. Born in Jerusalem to a Christian family from the city of Bethlehem, he has spent his adult life working towards the dream of peace and justice in the Holy Land. He was Director of Programs of Bethlehem’s Holy Land Trust, where he experienced community-healing approaches that strengthened his interest in non-violent compassionate activism. Antwan believes that healing the pain of the past is a prerequisite for healthy relations between nations and, ultimately, peace. Antwan graduated from the Arab American University of Jenin (AAUJ) with a BA in Public Law.