Ali Yunis Hawamdeh

Age: 34

Residence: Samoa- Hebron

Occupation: Sport teacher for a local public school.

Family & Childhood: I am married with four children:  a 10 year old girl, a nine year old boy, an eight year old boy, and a six year old girl.

Sport: I received my BA in Sports and managed to do my MA in teaching methodologies. I have trained different teams and participated in the University league and travelled to Jordan and Egypt and played in different tournaments.

Politics & the “other side”: in the year 2000 my cousin was killed by the Israeli army leaving a wife with three children. This raised a lot of curiosity inside me to understand who these people are (the Israelis). After getting involved with the program I am beginning to discovered their human side, and have a different view about the “other side”. I hope that through these mixed teams we can show that we both really deserve to live in peace and that we have had enough of living in fear and inequality.