Today, 25th of May, Pope Francis came to Bethlehem for a religious visit. As anyone that visits Bethlehem knows, it is impossible to visit for religious purposes without also noticing the present political situation. He drove past the watchtower at the entrance to Bethlehem in his so-called ‘pope-mobile’ and was welcomed by the people of [...]
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My name is Lucy Shomali , and I’m half Czech, half Palestinian.I come to Beit
Sahour almost every summer to spend the holidays with my family. I am
proud to claim my origin, but it is not easy to be the strange one wherever I go.
I try to help Palestine by sharing my experience, so [...]
Yasmine has been living in Aida Camp for a month, helping out at the Lajee Center and also playing football with the Women’s National Team. She is 18 years old and is on a gap year. She lives with her family in New York. In this piece she talks about her involvement with the national [...]
Since the beginning of the Intifada, Palestinians with West Bank or Gaza Identity Cards have needed to obtain permits from the Israeli Intelligence in order to enter Jerusalem. Jerusalem, the capital of Palestine, has important prayer sites for Muslims, Christians, and Jews. In this clip, 15 year-old Rania Roomi, talks about dreams of one [...]