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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Israel’s political fault lines keep mounting

Palestine Update 226 Opinion Israel’s political fault lines keep mounting Every single item of news in this edition of Palestine Updates calls out Israel’s inflexible ways. Despite...

Israel depriving Palestinians of clean water – UN expert

Israel is depriving millions of Palestinians of access to a regular supply of clean water while stripping their land of minerals "in an apparent act...

UN experts urge Israel to rein in security forces

UN war crimes investigators called on Israel to stop its snipers using lethal force against protesters on the border with Gaza, as the anniversary...