West Bank walking trail highlights Palestinian heritage, culture

A group of Palestinians and foreign tourists departed April 19 on a 21-day hiking expedition to explore the history and sites of the West Bank. The trail they followed is...

Palestinian storyteller brings fresh vision to ancient tradition

Stories and folktales are some of the oldest narrative forms in Arabic literature. There is no accurate history of their origin, but according to...

Conferences and Witness Trips

Come and See Israel/Palestine Witness Trip May 10, 2017 to May 22, 2017 Experience the daily life of Palestinians living under Israeli occupation: the wall, settlements,...

Settlements and National Parks

Israeli control over parts of East Jerusalem inside and next to the Palestinian neighborhoods strengthens, Palestinian control over East Jerusalem weakens, and their physical...

Ir Amim leads study tours of Jerusalem

Ir Amim leads study tours of Jerusalem Ir Amim leads study tours of Jerusalem to introduce participants to the social, economic and political issues...

What’s left of peace- a touristic approach

With the two-state solution in peril 50 years after the West Bank was occupied by Israel, the half-Jewish, half-Palestinian author Claire Hajaj walks a...
The Walled Off Hotel. Photographer: Hazem Bader/AFP/Getty Images

Palestinians want tourists to spend time on the West Bank

And now a message from the Palestinian Authority: Walk in the footsteps of Jesus, enjoy some savory hummus and stuffed grape leaves, and please,...

Gaza’s traditional handicrafts fight back

“Soft Hands”, an exhibition held at the Stars Entertainment Centre by the beach in Gaza City, has been showcasing the traditional crafts and arts...

The “Wall Museum” – Palestinian Stories on the Wall in Bethlehem

Once the area around Rachel’s Tomb, a pilgrimage place for Muslims, Christians and Jews, was one of the liveliest in Bethlehem. The Hebron Road connected Jerusalem with Bethlehem:...

Settlements and National Parks

As Israeli control over parts of East Jerusalem inside and next to the Palestinian neighborhoods strengthens, Palestinian control over East Jerusalem weakens, and their...

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Palestinian Authority could ‘change status of Gaza’ with profound implications for the region

Rumours are swirling in the Palestinian Territories that Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas is considering declaring the Gaza Strip a “rebel district”, a...

Gaza kids prepare for Irish trip amid energy disaster and Israeli assault

THE Gaza Strip is now experiencing an energy disaster, with its already inadequate supply of three to four hours per day of electrical supply...

Israel plotting to sever Gaza from Palestine?

Critics have questioned intentions of some senior Israeli officials who have long pushed the idea of building an artificial island off the coast of...