News http://www.sirajcenter.org Thu, 25 May 2017 12:57:11 +0300 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Masar Ibrahim al Khalil 22-25/5/2017 (Northern Part) http://www.sirajcenter.org/index.php/news/item/409-masar-ibrahim-al-khalil-22-25-5-2017-northern-part http://www.sirajcenter.org/index.php/news/item/409-masar-ibrahim-al-khalil-22-25-5-2017-northern-part An international group of eight hikers completed a walk along part of Abraham’s Path in Palestine. They began their journey in Nablus, exploring the old city before staying overnight with local families in the village of Awarta. The following day they walked from Awarta to Aqraba, going on to spend the night in our first ‘family guesthouse’ in the village of Duma.

 

 The final walk took them across the hills to Kufr Malek, where they enjoyed lunch with the local Women’s Community Center. The group finished their exploration of rural Palestine with a cold beer at the Taybeh brewery and with lunck with one of our host families in Taybeh.

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mayada@sirajcenter.org (Mayada) News Mon, 22 May 2017 11:08:10 +0300
Wild Frontiers 22-30/4/2017 http://www.sirajcenter.org/index.php/news/item/408-wild-frontiers-22-30-4-2017 http://www.sirajcenter.org/index.php/news/item/408-wild-frontiers-22-30-4-2017 This British group had a walking tour that started on 22nd of April from Nablus, Awarta, Duma, Taybeh, Jericho, Mar Saba, and ended in Jerusalem on 30th of April 2017. During their journey the group stayed with local families in many different villages as awarta , duma and Taybeh, they learned a lot about Palestinian culture and everyday life, and enjoyed the local food and landscape of our beloved country.]]> mayada@sirajcenter.org (Mayada) News Mon, 22 May 2017 11:02:35 +0300 Saint Aman group 21/4-1/5/2017 http://www.sirajcenter.org/index.php/news/item/407-saint-aman-group-21-4-1-5-2017 http://www.sirajcenter.org/index.php/news/item/407-saint-aman-group-21-4-1-5-2017 Siraj Center was delighted to host 11 pax from France, starting on 21st of April in Bethlehem area as they had a stunning hiking day in Battir, then they stayed in Bethlehem to have a tour at the old city and they visited Nativity church.

 

After Bethlehem they went to Jericho to try another hiking day to Nebi musa and to the sea level community where they spend their night at the Bedouin tents there. On the next they tried another experience with the Bedouin family in Rashaydeh after walking from Tequa’ to al Rahsydeh tents. They completed their hiking program on the next day from Rasydeh to bani Naim and then to Hebron where they enjoyed the old city tour in Hebron and felt the hard situation that the Palestinian is living each day of their life.

 

After those hiking days they decided to stay for four days in Jerusalem and had enough time to be free to visit the old city and enjoy our stunning city where they ended their tour on the 1st of May 2017.

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mayada@sirajcenter.org (Mayada) News Mon, 22 May 2017 10:59:37 +0300
Masar Ibrahim AL-Khalil Walk 2017 (Southern Part) http://www.sirajcenter.org/index.php/news/item/406-masar-ibrahim-al-khalil-walk-2017-southern-part http://www.sirajcenter.org/index.php/news/item/406-masar-ibrahim-al-khalil-walk-2017-southern-part Siraj Center arranged hiking tour to explore the beautiful landscape, culture , meeting the locals and visited ancient historical sites of Palestine. So they started their tour from Solomon’s Pool in Artas which were used to collect spring and rain water from the surrounding valleys.

On the following day, They walked to Rashydeh Desert and stayed with the Bedouins for sharing their food and the sweet Bedouin tea at night .Next day they walked from Rashydeh  to Bani Naim where they had lunch with a local family there, they went to visit the old city of Hebron where they ended their tour.

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mayada@sirajcenter.org (Mayada) News Mon, 22 May 2017 10:58:03 +0300