Please note that there will be no tours on
30th September due to the Jewish Holiday of Yom Kippur.

Palestinian Summer Celebration 2008 . . Siraj Center for Holy Land Studies


Month One
June 15th – July 13th

Month Two
July 14th – Aug. 17th

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Come and celebrate Palestine, learn Arabic, study history, know the people and their culture, share some time with local families and volunteer with a local community organization.

The Palestinian summer celebration is a unique annual program that gives people from all over the world the chance to encounter the life and culture in Palestine in addition to donating some of their time to a local community organization through voluntary work and internships.

Weekly Activities

Monday:
Am: Voluntary work
Pm: Arabic and History Classes at Bethlehem University
Evening: Group Arabic practice

Tuesday:
Am: Voluntary work
Pm: Arabic and History Classes at Bethlehem University
Evening: film viewing and discussion: Location: Siraj office in coordination with Rapprochement center.

Wednesday:
Am: Voluntary work
Pm: Arabic and History Classes at Bethlehem University
Evening: Debkeh Dancing Training

Thursday:
Am: Voluntary work
Pm: Arabic and History Classes at Bethlehem University
Evening: Lecture and discussions: Location: Siraj office in cooperation with Rapprochement Center: Topics: Geopolitical issues, cultural, health, media, and Palestinian Non Violence movement.

Friday:
Am: Voluntary work
Pm: Arabic and History Classes at Bethlehem University
Evening: Free together activity: The group gets to decide what to do together

Saturday:
Day tours in the various Palestinian cities: Hebron, Jerusalem, Jericho and Dead Sea, Nablus, Jenin.

Sunday:
Free Day (Potential hiking day)
All of the above activities are optional