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The Next Round in Gaza

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 conflagration – unless the two reach a modest understanding to extend a fragile quiet. International Crisis Group report: The Next Round in GazaSee More
Mar 25
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Travel Tip: Ecumenical Accompaniment Program

Looking for a deeper commitment to the Holy Land? Consider the Ecumenical Accompaniment Program in Palestine and Israel (EAPPI). A program of the World Council of Churches, EAPPI brings internationals to the West Bank for 3 months to experience life under the Israeli Occupation. Ecumenical Accompaniers (EAs) provide a protective presence to vulnerable communities, monitor and report human rights abuses and support Palestinians and Israelis working together for peace.EAs also conduct tours for…See More
Mar 20
Julie Rossate added a discussion to the group Trip Planning
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Travel Tip: Palestine "Right to Movement" Marathon April

If you plan to visit the Holy Land in April and you have runners in your group, consider participating in the "Right to Movement" Palestine Marathon. If you're planning ahead for a 2015 visit, the races are usually held in mid-April and are run in the Bethlehem area. Runners can choose to compete in a 5K, 10K, half marathon or marathon. For more information, go to www.palestinemarathon.ps (This year's races will be held on April 11th.)With peace,…See More
Mar 10
Julie Rossate replied to Julie Rossate's discussion Travel Tip: ICAHD Tours in the group Trip Planning
"Hi Ann, Yes, I'd heard that same thing, that ICAHD was no longer giving tours. When I went to their website, though, I noticed that it had been updated and there were (current) dates for upcoming tours. As you wrote, I think it's worth…"
Mar 5
Ann E Hafften replied to Julie Rossate's discussion Travel Tip: ICAHD Tours in the group Trip Planning
"I'd love to try the self-guided audio tour. We have twice engaged ICAHD for presentations to our groups from the Northern Texas-Northern Louisiana Mission Area (synod). It's time-consuming, but if your people are fresh and alert it can be…"
Mar 4
Julie Rossate replied to Julie Rossate's discussion Travel Tip: Authentic Tourism Program in the group Trip Planning
"Ann, that's great to hear! Thanks for your recommendation. -- Julie"
Mar 4
Ann E Hafften replied to Julie Rossate's discussion Travel Tip: Authentic Tourism Program in the group Trip Planning
"Fida helped us plan our recent program for the Northern Texas-Northern Louisiana Mission Area (synod), together with Group Travel Directors. It was an excellent experience for our group, I think, and I highly commend Fida and the Authentic Tourism…"
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Julie Rossate added a discussion to the group Trip Planning
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Travel Tip: Authentic Tourism Program

Are you looking for a Palestinian Lutheran tour company to plan your visit in the Holy Land? Contact Fida Ghareeb who works with the Diyar Consortium's Authentic Tourism Program. Fida can arrange guides, transportation and lodging for you and your group and she can tailor the visit to your needs and goals. Fida is based in Bethlehem, but can plan your itinerary for both the West Bank and Israel. The Authentic Tourism Program's website is part of the Diyar Consortium's website at…See More
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Julie Rossate added a discussion to the group Trip Planning
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Travel Tip: ICAHD Tours

Before your next visit, you might consider scheduling a tour with ICAHD, the Israeli Committee Against Home Demolitions. They are, " a human rights and peace organisation dedicated to ending the prolonged Israeli Occupation over the Palestinians." For information on this organization and their tours, see their website at www.icahd.orgOf special note is their downloadable audio tour of the Old City of Jerusalem, which begins at Damascus Gate. It is free and you…See More
Feb 24

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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

Metro Chicago event: Rabbi Brant Rosen on his path to Palestinian Solidarity

Started by Joe Scarry Jan 7. 0 Replies

We're excited about an event coming up Feb 16 in Chicago: nationally prominent peace activist Rabbi Brant Rosen will read from and discuss his book, "Wrestling in the Daylight: A Rabbi's Path to…Continue

Oregon Lutherans and the Pope

Started by Esther Nelson Jan 6. 0 Replies

Oregon Synod is sponsoring a Holy Land witness-accompaniment trip to P/I May 22 - June 14. It's a happy coincidence that Pope Benedict will be there as well.Continue

Map problem

Started by Christine Cowan. Last reply by Karin Brown Dec 20, 2013. 1 Reply

Hi. I was going to add my availability as a speaker (I am a returned EA, Fall of 2011) but was unable to do so from my Mac.  The map feature will not allow input from this device.  It did not…Continue

 
 
 

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