Monthly Archives: July 2011

Tree planting and Rugby in the Jordan Valley-To Exist is to Resist

The  demolishing  of homes, animal shelters and  water tanks in the Jordan Valley over the past two months has resulted in heart-break for many families for whom life was already incredibly hard.  In the unforgiving environment of 40 degree heat … Continue reading

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Demolishing Lives in the Jordan Valley

It was 6:00 am. A text message came from UNOCHA (United Nation Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs). ‘The  Israeli Army is demolishing homes  now at Hadadiya’ Can you come! http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=399134 This was the place of my first visit to the … Continue reading

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TURKISH BATH IN NABLUS

An ancient Turkish Bath in the Old City of Nablus, dating from the thirteenth century, has   Sunday afternoons   set aside for women.  Our new lives as Ecumentical Accompaniers with the World Council of Churches, are challenging, and  Church on … Continue reading

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