Latest Activity

Danae Hudson liked Julie Rossate's discussion Travel Tip: Facebook
Sep 4
Julie Rossate added a discussion to the group Trip Planning
Thumbnail

Travel Tip: Don't be afraid!

Jeff and I spoke with one of our favorite guides today, Sa'id Mreibe. He is based in Jerusalem and guides in the West Bank and Israel. As expected, he said that business is down. Don't be afraid to visit! We just welcomed new ELCA colleagues and we expect the Jerusalem/West Bank YAGM volunteers to arrive on September 7th. If you need a guide, you can contact Sa'id by email at mreibe@yahoo.comThe photo below shows the area around Damascus…See More
Aug 12
Julie Rossate added a discussion to the group Trip Planning
Thumbnail

Travel Tip: Facebook

Are you on Facebook? If so, consider liking the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land's Facebook page. There are excellent photos and you can follow what is happening in the lives of all of the ELCJHL churches and educational institutions. You might learn of an event that you'd like to attend when you visit.With prayers for peace with justice,JulieSee More
Jul 28
Julie Rossate added a discussion to the group Trip Planning
Thumbnail

Travel Tip: Being Safe

Before you lead a trip here, or before traveling to this region, consider these safety recommendations from the US State Department:We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Jerusalem, the West Bank, and Gaza enroll in the Department of State's Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) athttps://step.state.gov/step.  STEP enrollment gives you the latest security updates, and makes it easier for the U.S. embassy…See More
Jul 14
Dennis Frado posted a discussion
Jul 10
Dennis Frado posted videos
Jul 10
Julie Rossate replied to Jan Miller's discussion Bedouin experience for group tours? in the group Trip Planning
"Hi Jan, Yes, we've eaten at both the Tent and the Grotto. They're similar to each other and both nice. You can get a meal of salads, mixed grill, sodas, and coffee for about 50 NIS/pp. Both visitors and locals eat at these places. I tend…"
Jun 30
Jan Miller replied to Jan Miller's discussion Bedouin experience for group tours? in the group Trip Planning
"Thanks for your help - a very through reply! Have you been to or heard about the Tent or Grotto restaurants in Beit Sahour? That's what Raji suggested. "
Jun 30
Julie Rossate replied to Jan Miller's discussion Bedouin experience for group tours? in the group Trip Planning
"Hi Jan, Thanks for asking about this. I don't know what your itinerary looks like, so here are some very different alternatives. Will you be in Jordan? If so, you might consider scheduling an overnight visit in Wadi Rum. (You might recall that…"
Jun 26
Jan Miller added a discussion to the group Trip Planning
Thumbnail

Bedouin experience for group tours?

Julie and all,I'm bringing a group from Rocky Mountain Synod in June, 2015. Can you suggest a place for a Bedouin experience? A dinner and dabka dancing? or something else? See More
Jun 25
Jan Miller joined Karin Brown's group
Thumbnail

Trip Planning

Share upcoming trips, ideas for planning trips, resources used, and tips on how to keep people engaged when they return.See More
Jun 25
Joe Scarry posted a status
"Metro Chicago Young Adult Holy Land Trip 2015 developed by Janelle Neubauer and Ulysses Burley - http://j.mp/1lYO0KZ"
Jun 19
Julie Rossate added a discussion to the group Trip Planning
Thumbnail

Hearing From You

Hello Ning Trip Planning Group,What are your favorite places to visit when you bring a group to Israel/Palestine? What special things might you recommend to help visitors learn about this land and its people? What hints would you pass along to others bringing groups to the Holy Land?I'm interested to hear what you have to share.With peace,JulieSee More
Jun 16
Morgan Bach posted a status
"Are any PNW folks in Detroit for the Presbyterian GA? I'll be here for the next five days-message me at 206-313-453 or mobach18@gmail.com!"
Jun 15
Julie Rossate added a discussion to the group Trip Planning
Thumbnail

Travel Tip: Lutheran Guesthouse, Old City Jerusalem

If you'd like to stay in the heart of Jerusalem's Old City, consider the Lutheran Guesthouse.  It is walking distance to Redeemer Church and to many important Christian, Muslim and Jewish sites. Rooms include breakfast and Internet. There is a seminar room for use by groups. One drawback: this would not be a good choice for guests with limited mobility. For more information, contact info@guesthouse-jerusalem.co.il or go to their website at…See More
Jun 11
Julie Rossate added a discussion to the group Trip Planning
Thumbnail

Travel Tip: Tent of Nations

I think that most of you have heard that on May 19, 2014, the Israeli military brought in bulldozers and illegally destroyed approximately 1,500 fruit-bearing apricot and apple trees on land belonging to the Tent of Nations.  Located in the hills near Bethlehem, Tent of Nations is an organization that brings people from all around the world to learn about working together for peace and nonviolent resistance. The land is owned by the Nassar family, members of Christmas Lutheran Church in…See More
Jun 2

Forum

soda stream

Started by Frederick Harms May 2. 0 Replies

There is an excellent video entitled (www.burstthebubble.com) that calls for action against the soda stream company that is illegally located in the West…Continue

AVH funding situation update

Started by Dennis Frado. Last reply by Dave Upmeyer Apr 28. 1 Reply

Here is an update on the Augusta Victoria Hospital funding situation.You may have seen this recent news report via Lutheran World Information about developments related to the AVH financial…Continue

The Next Round in Gaza

Started by Dennis Frado Mar 25. 0 Replies

With Hamas’s fortunes on the decline and Gaza suffering its worst isolation and economic constriction in years, it is only a matter of time until a flare-up with Israel escalates into a major…Continue

 
 
 

Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Photos

Loading…
  • Add Photos
  • View All

© 2014   Created by Karin Brown.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service