My colleague and I received a call one morning. Trees planted by Palestinian farmers the previous day on their land had been pulled out. We were asked to accompany the farmers near Beit Umar as they returned to their land today to finish planting… Continue reading
May 17 th I left Jerusalem en route home to Canada. The EAPPI* program has finished for group 39.
It is hard to leave after 3 months of living in Hebron in the West Bank of Palestine.
Tears, goodbyes, parties, gifts, hugs and many, many good wishes and… Continue reading
A month ago I was present just hours after homes had been demolished by the Israeli Army.
Family in their new home in Am Nir, near Susiya
Today I visited that site again, to see how the people were doing, and what was happening.
Here are some of th… Continue reading
My team, EAPPI* Group 39, had been in Hebron 3 days. The old team received the call. Homes are being demolished, can you come? We followed them, perplexed and not believing it possible.
We all jumped into a service, a small bus, and headed to Susiya,… Continue reading
Farmers around the world wait for rain. When it comes they can relax a little.
In the small town of Qarawat Rani Hassan in the northern West Bank, that’s exactly what happened Wednesday March 24th.
It poured rain. For farmers in the West Bank rai… Continue reading