The MEET Group visited Bethlehem and Ramallah. The Nativity Church was its first destination, then toured the historic town of Bethlehem.  Following, the Group members visited Bethlehem University, the Shepherds Field, and had the experience of seeing the Separation Wall around the Bethelehem.

An American Group Called Telos Visited Siraj Center on June 11th, and at the end of the day, the group members spread out to different Palestine families to overnight with them, and to experience Palestinian life.

The Siraj Center’s Michel Awad made a presentation in Bonn on how hiking trails can become pilgrimage routes.

David Landis, the founder of Jesus Trail, walked the whole of Abraham’s Path in Palestine to map the trail, provide GPS for hikers, write the trail description, and take photos.

Saturday, 23 June 2012 01:09

Anders Reizen from May 19th - 28th, 2012

Image The Siraj Center arranged for a delegation of 14 people from Belgian to travel through Palestine. They made the tour to learn more about the reality of the situation on the ground.

 

Thursday, 10 May 2012 00:21

Host Families Meeting - April 26, 2012

The Siraj Center convened a meeting of the ‘host families’ who are providing food and accommodation to guests along Abraham’s Path and other walking trails.

Image A mixed American and Australian group also walked Abraham’s Path, taking in Nablus, Aqraba, Duma, Kufr Malek, and Taybeh. The walkers stayed with Palestinian host families or in small hotels along the way, and enjoyed learning about the landscape, culture, and food of rural Palestine.