For a long time I have watched, usually on Arabic/English Television, the effects that the Israeli occupation is having on the people of Palestine. When the opportunity arose to visit various parts of the West Bank and East Jerusalem, I knew that I would have to go as I had not seen travel arrangements like these before.
    Written on Tuesday, 10 November 2015 12:18
  • Medical Aid for Palestinians
    Medical Aid for Palestinians British cyclists take part in Siraj Cycle Ride across the West Bank to raise money for Palestinian medical projects An intrepid group of British cyclists recently completed a five-day, 200km cycling challenge with Siraj Centre in support of UK charity Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP). The cyclists’ route took them from Nablus to Qalqilya, Ramallah, Bethlehem, through the divided city of Hebron and onto historic East Jerusalem. On the way,…
    Written on Tuesday, 10 November 2015 12:18
  • A la Calle Group 2015
    The participants from the A la Calle Group were given a Jerusalem Political Tour, and in Bethlehem a tour of Aida Refugee Camp and a visit to the Museum of Natural History in Bethlehem to witness how the occupation and building of illegal settlements affects the daily lives and environment of Palestine and its inhabitants.
    Written on Tuesday, 10 November 2015 12:17
  • Sister Paulette Group
    In Bethlehem, Sister Paulette’s group prayed at the Nativity Church, walked through the Old City, met with the Anstas Family, members of the Holy Land Trust, and learned about Kairos Palestine. The participants had a tour near the settlement and Wall surrounding Bethlehem and the Aida Refugee Camp, where they also visited the inspiring Alrowad Theater.
    Written on Tuesday, 10 November 2015 12:16

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