Saturday, 09 February 2013 01:15

Boston College Eve from 03/01/2013 - 12/01/2013

Image A group of American students from Boston College came to learn more about the
social and political challenges facing Palestine. The visited major towns including Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Hebron, Ramallah, Nazareth and Jaffa, as well as touring the Negev desert.

An Italian delegationhiked along the Nativity trial, beginning at Nazareth where they toured the Church of the Annunciation and the House of Mary.

A small American delegation visited Palestine as part of a cultural and political tour organized by the Siraj Center. The group toured cultural sites including Bethlehem and Hebron.

A Belgium group completed a walk along the northern segment of the Masar Ibrahim (Abraham’s Path) in Palestine. They group began their journey in Nablus, exploring the old city before staying overnight with local families in the village of Awarta.

Wednesday, 19 December 2012 03:10

Gaza Delegation, from 03/11/2012 - 11/11/2012

An American delegation, including the parents of murdered US activist Rachel Corrie, visited Gaza between November 3rd and November 11th, just a day before Israel’s brutal attack on the strip. Their visit was an expression on solidarity with the Palestinians in Gaza who live under siege.

Image It is our pleasure to announce that the Siraj Center- the Palestinian Center for Rapprochement between People has been highly commended for the Responsible Tourism Award for Best Engagement between People and Culture, 2012.

 

Image Inspired by the call of Palestinian Christians, a delegation of Christians Churches from Canada came to Palestine on pilgrimage, visiting all the holy sites and meeting with the people of Palestine.

Friday, 23 November 2012 03:47

Olive Harvest from 10/10/2012- 19/10/2012

Image An American delegation visited the West Bank to express their solidarity with Palestinian olive farmers. The group visited Bethlehem, Ramallah, Hebron, Jerusalem, Nazareth, Nablus and Jenin, learning first hand about everyday life and culture in Palestine.