Birin is a small agricultural community located south of Hebron. Residents there raise sheep and goats, wheat and barley (primarily as food for the livestock), and maintain several olive groves. Spread out along the edge of a hill, the village offe… 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
The team banner that was given to each team the Cowboys played.
Amidst the chaos, the violence, and the pain that is in Hebron these days, we also have had some fun. Last week HIRN hosted the Easton Cowboys and Leeds Republica Football team from Bris… Continue reading
Here are excerpts from today’s UNOCHA report on casualties in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) and Israel for the month of October, 2015:
“CASUALTIES IN THE OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORY (OPT) AND ISRAEL 1- 31 October 2015 Heighten… Continue reading