sherry ann:This article was originally posted on blog.eappi.org. I re-blog it here with thanks.
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by EA Tone.
This autumn the annual olive harvest takes place despite the escalation of violence in Israel and occupied Palestine. T… Continue reading
My friend Dawn wrote this beautiful post about a profound experience we shared in Hebron on Saturday night. I have reposted it, in an attempt to honour the people and the longing that they sing of.
← “Caged Bird” ~ A Freedom Song
Singing Their … Continue reading
In what can only be interpreted as a form of collective punishment, the Israeli authorities have instituted a series of road closures out of the city of Hebron. For the last several days, 4 of the 6 exits out of the city have been closed. Given tha… Continue reading
Gathering to Sing of Our Land ~ HebronPhoto Credit: Dawn
They sing from their hearts ~ waving flags and donning hats, keffiyehs and scarves with green, white, black and red ~ colours of Palestine. Mothers and fathers, grandmothers and grandfathers, yo… Continue reading
When I received the invitation to come to Palestine for two months, I was immersed in reading Maya Angelou’s articulate and moving 7-volume autobiography. So, naturally, I brought the books with me to provide some diversion. Little did I know how muc… Continue reading