Tags: Bethlehem

Attending school while Palestinian: brief (horror) stories from the last 6 weeks

Israeli forces prepare to demolish a school in Hebron, West Bank on 11 July 2018 [DonnaBaranski-Walker/Twitter] Children in occupied West Bank schools are attacked and traumatized on a regular basis, as a matter of official policy. These are stories from just November and ten days in December (subsidized by American tax dollars).  compiled by If…

Playground or battleground? 2 stories in 1 weekend

On Saturday, Israeli soldiers tried to seize playground equipment from a Palestinian park, but were chased off.

On Sunday, 45 Americans along with 20 Israelis and Palestinians were detained and had their passports photographed after helping repair a playground near Bethlehem; Israel claims the group were rioting and engaging in illegal construction.

On Sunday Israelis shot, injured Palestinians in Gaza, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Jericho, abducted others, etc.

Israeli soldiers shot six Palestinians in Gaza, a Palestinian teen in Jericho after the army invaded it accompanying groups of illegal settlers, abducted at dawn six Palestinians in Hebron, Bethlehem and Jenin… Israeli authorities seized large containers of children’s clothing on their way to the besieged Gaza Strip… (See video of Israeli soldiers shooting unarmed demonstrator in Palestinian village of Madama in April)

Palestinian Memories: The Story of a Palestinian Mother and Her People [Video]

From WHTT.org: Rev. Alex Awad, tells the remarkable and inspiring story of his mother, Huda Awad, who was left a widow with seven children in 1948, during the Zionist takeover of Palestine. Alex gives a look at the Israeli/Palestine conflict as a Palestinian Christian. Alex’s older brother, Bishara, founded the evangelical Christian college, Bethlehem Bible College in 1979. Alex served as the pastor at the East Jerusalem Baptist Church and Dean of Student Affairs at Bethlehem Bible College…