VIDEO: We Travel Palestine – On Camera

At 8 am that sunny Sunday morning 18 children gathered at Retaj, waiting for the bus to take them on a field trip to Sebastiya, a Roman village north of Nablus. A half-hour away from their native Asira, none of the children had been to Sebastiya before.

In high spirits and with backpacks full of home-made sandwiches, the children were waiting impatiently for the day to start, a day that would take them to Sebastiya, a soap factory in Nablus, and an urban park filled with swings and sunshine. Continue reading

Embroidery Handmade by the Women of Asira

Lovingly handcrafted in Asira in traditional Palestinian manner and motives, these and other items bring the much-needed income to the village women, who then use the money to provide for their families, especially the children.

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