Having concluded our interviews in Khirbet ar Ras al Ahmar, we began our journey back to Yanoun. We had a stop to make in Huwwara to pick up Ulrike, one of our colleagues from the Bethlehem placement. She was joining us for a placement visit to see… Continue reading
The three northern teams made a fourth and final visit to the historic town of Sabastiya. This village is located north of Nablus in the West Bank, and has over 4,000 residents.
Six cultures have lived in this place for over 10,000 years: Canaanite, … Continue reading
The road trip to northern West Bank continued on June 12. Our third stop was at the Jenin Refugee Camp in Jenin.
First, a small bit of history. On April 1, 2002, as part of Operation Defensive Shield, the Israeli military entered the Jenin Refugee … Continue reading
On our road trip to the northern West Bank, we drove to St. George’s Church, a 1,800 year-old church in Burqin, just west of Jenin.
This church was built on the site where Jesus was said to have cured ten lepers. Here is the view from outside t… Continue reading
On June 12, the three northern EAPPI teams — Yanoun, Jayyous and Tulkarm — met in Burqin to visit a number of important places and to enrich our knowledge of this part of the West Bank.
We visited Canaan Fair Trade and St. George’s Ch… Continue reading