Breaking the Ice started with a simple question: What if a group of people could discover mutual ground by relating to each other through their differences? find out more...

Past Projects

Previous Projects

Breaking the Ice - Sahara Journey

Sahara Journey

Nine men and women – Christians, Jews and Muslims from Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, Israel, the Palestinian Authority, the former Soviet Union and the USA – came together in mind, body and spirit to cross the Sahara desert and the territories of five different countries and cultures.


Breaking The Ice - Antarctic Journey

Antarctic Journey

On January 1st, 2004 a small sailing boat left the Straits of Magellan in South America, heading south. On board were 4 Israelis and 4 Palestinians, some of them former combatants. On their 35-day extreme sea and land expedition to the far end reaches of the planet, they sailed across 1000 km of the wildest sea on Earth and trekked across perilous glaciers, roped to one another for safety throughout the days and nights.