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...

Study Tour of East Jerusalem

Ir Amim leads study tours of Jerusalem to introduce participants to the social, economic and political issues impacting life in the city for its...

Ramallah struggles to lure tourists despite competitive facilities

The Palestinian city of Ramallah, just north of Jerusalem, is opening its arms to tourists, marking itself as a hip, energetic destination with accommodations...

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...

Israel’s fake West Bank tourism drive makes Palestinians invisible

What at first like a generous promotional stunt by Israel to aid the Palestinians’ struggling tourism industry turned out to be defense minister Avigdor...

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...

Palestinians to claim Tomb of Patriarchs on UN Heritage List

The World Heritage Committee is set to debate inscribing the Old City of Hebron – including its Tomb of the Patriarchs – to the...

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...

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...

Palestinians hit back at graffiti tourists

Jaclynn Ashly, a freelance journalist based in Bethlehem, Palestine who centres her work on politics, human rights and culture in Israel and the occupied...

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A Prophetic vision for reconciliation amidst new Nation-State Law

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Analysis: Where is Trump’s Israeli-Palestinian peace plan?

US President Donald Trump’s plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace may be the most closely guarded policy secret in Washington these days, 18 months in the...