August, 2012 – Participants in the 2012 Soccer for Peace camp were asked to evaluate their experience and overall beliefs.
The results were consistent with years past, demonstrating a belief in the ability of football to unite, enjoyment of the camp experience and a general desire to stay in touch / return. Of the 43 survey respondants (fewer than the total number of participants):
- 72% met more Arabs / Jews than they otherwise could have
- 79% believe they can be friends with an Arab / Jew
- 93% believe Arabs and Jews enjoy soccer equally
- 95% believe in peace for the long-term
For complete survey results, including a break out of responses by Jewish / Arab populations, click here