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Palestinian refugee camps in Jordan

Palestine and Jordan are not just regular neighbor countries: their history and their people are one, as I could read on the walls of Baqa’a refugee camp. 626 more words


‘In Jordan Valley, women turn culture into a source of resilience’

AMMAN — A project that utilises the colourful soil and natural plants of Jordan to produce hand-dyed textiles in the Jordan Valley is testament to the ambition of the Kingdom to place culture and creative economy on its development agenda, according to a UN official. 548 more words


Visiting the Dead Sea in Israel

A few days ago our group was able to see the Dead Sea, among other sites to the south of Jerusalem. The Dead Sea is: 459 more words

Bible History And Geography

Down the Jordan Valley

We said “Good-bye” to Tiberias on the Sea of Galilee this morning and made our way down (biblically “up” in altitude) to Jerusalem. We made a stop at Nazareth, Jesus’ hometown. 143 more words

Bible History And Geography

A Funny Thing Happened in the Jordan Valley Last Thursday

I found myself standing in front of a military bulldozer like this:

It was 42 degrees Celsius (107.6 Fahrenheit) in the Jordan Valley. We went for another day of work and accompaniment with the villagers who face constant harassment from Israeli authorities, and we happened to be there when the Forces of Israeli Defense came to demolish a gravel road, the only access road to Al Hadidiyye, a village which has no water supplies except for the overly priced water tanks delivered on this gravel road. 932 more words


October 13, 2016 ‘Ein el-Hammeh, Harat al-Makhul, al-Hadidiye: A Report by David Shulman

There are about 40,000 Palestinians living in the Jordan Valley—the Israeli-occupied segment of the long deep crack in the surface of the earth known as the Syrian-African Rift. 2,795 more words


Sisters trying to help steer Haslett volleyball back in right direction

HASLETT – Lane Valley got an up-close-and-personal look at the greatest run in Haslett volleyball history.

As a freshman during the 2013 season, Valley was on the junior varsity team, but payed close attention to a senior-led varsity program that reached the Class A state quarterfinals before ending the year with a 52-4-1 record. 612 more words