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Children at Play

This summer, as in past summers, Wi’am will be hosting children from Monday-Friday in an interactive summer camp in which we strive to combine educational activities with fun, relaxing activities for children to unwind and let off stress. Right now we are hosting local children every Friday in a preview of the summer camp before […]

Citizen Diplomacy during the summer

Although summer in Palestine is very hot, we consider it a special time of year. Various local produce are ready for harvesting, starting early on with lemons and almonds, going through apricots and fakous (a vegetable in the cucumber family) among others, and culminating with the legendary olive harvest after that, around September. The summer […]

World Week for Peace in Palestine

As part of its mission to build a culture of nonviolence in Palestine, staff from the Wi’am center often participate in efforts to create an international witness to life here. This past week we attended a very important event- a solidarity service at the Cremisan Monastery for the World Week for Peace. Last week at […]