ImageA Swedish group and an Italian group hiked the Nativity trial. The Swedes started in Nazareth, while the Italians set off from Jenin. Both groups stayed with local families along the way and learned about Palestine’s landscape and history.

ImageThe Palestine Group from the Harvard Kennedy School organized for a group of 49 US students to visit the country (sponsored by Padico*, Paltel, the National Beverage Company, and Palestine Minority Authority).
Thursday, 02 May 2013 08:23

Moses Brown Group 12/03/2013-20/03/2013

A group of teachers from Moses Brown University in the US visited the West Bank to learn first-hand about Palestine’s culture and political situation. They started from Nazareth, passing through Haifa, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Hebron, Ramallah, Jericho, and Nablus before ending their trip in Jaffa.
Thursday, 02 May 2013 08:19

Irish Group 13/03/2013-20/03/2013

ImageA group of activists from Ireland visited Palestine, making a tour of the Separation Wall and spending some time volunteering in the Aida refugee camp. They also met with Palestinian politicians and joined the non-violent Friday demonstration in Bilin.

ImageA Swiss group hiked along the Nativity Trail, beginning at Nazareth with a tour of the Church of the Annunciation and the House of Mary.

Thursday, 02 May 2013 08:13

Father James Group 05/03/2013-13/03/2013

ImageA Christian group from the US came to visit the sacred sites of Palestine. With Siraj’s help, the group was able to go beyond the ordinary pilgrimage itinerary, meeting with local people and learning about the political issues facing our country, as well as enjoying Palestinian food and hospitality.

ImageStudents from Westtown School in the US visited Palestine to learn about the country’s social and political challenges. After beginning in Jerusalem, the students went on to visit some of the West Bank’s refugee camps and to meet grassroots organizations.
Thursday, 02 May 2013 06:52

Georgetown University

A delegation came from Georgetown University, made up of 27 international and US diplomats, military officers, state department employees, World Bank and UN officials, and think-tank researchers.