Category Archives: Northern West Bank

Road Trip to the Northern West Bank – Historic Sabastiya

The three northern teams made a fourth and final visit to the historic town of Sabastiya. This village is located north of Nablus in the West Bank, and has over 4,000 residents. Six cultures have lived in this place for … Continue reading

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Road Trip to Northern West Bank – The Freedom Theatre in Jenin Refugee Camp

The road trip to northern West Bank continued on June 12.  Our third stop was at the Jenin Refugee Camp in Jenin. First, a small bit of history.  On April 1, 2002, as part of Operation Defensive Shield, the Israeli … Continue reading

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Road Trip to Northern West Bank – St. George’s Orthodox Church – 4th Oldest Church in the World

On our road trip to the northern West Bank, we drove to St. George’s Church, a 1,800 year-old church in Burqin, just west of Jenin. This church was built on the site where Jesus was said to have cured ten … Continue reading

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Road Trip in Northern Palestine – Canaan Fair Trade – A Commercial and Community Success

On June 12, the three northern EAPPI teams — Yanoun, Jayyous and Tulkarm — met in Burqin to visit a number of important places and to enrich our knowledge of this part of the West Bank. We visited Canaan Fair … Continue reading

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