We live in Yanoun, a small village near the municipality of Aqraba, a town with a population of just under 8,200 (2007, Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics). We come home to the village from Jerusalem or Nablus by way of the Za’tara Checkpoi… Continue reading
Today is sunny and hot in Yanoun, a village of some 75 people. And those of us in Upper Yanoun face the prospect of having no water. No water for showers, no water to do the dishes, no water for cooking, no water for the toilet. What to do, what to… Continue reading
Check this out! We, Canadians and friends, can be creative in joining the effort toward a just peace in Palestine and Israel. Click here for a video with highlights of a demonstration at the Toronto Centre for the Arts on 6 May 2013 –… Continue reading
It is now time to return to the brutal reality of life here in Palestine.
Kafir Qalal is a small village perched on the side of Mount Gerizem, one of the two mountains that create the valley in which the city of Nablus is found.
Mr. Nadir Sulieman, his… Continue reading
Up, up, up we went, climbing ever higher from below sea level to the heights of the Golan overlooking the Sea of Galilee, Jordan and Syria.
We drove up to an abandoned Israeli bunker for a bird’s eye view of the landscape – enormous in sca… Continue reading