Saturday, October 3 2009 Activities in Tuwani & Susya On Saturday morning we went to work with the residents of Tuwani in south Mount Hebron. The settlers from neighboring Ma’on invaded the valley which lies between them and Tuwani and planted grape vines in the land owned by the Palestinians. After the settlers took over the land de facto, the military Civil Administration declared all the land which they planted as belonging to them and the remaining land as belonging to Tuwani (even though all of the land in the area is owned by Tuwani). However, when the Civil […]
Monday, October 20 2008 Family Olive Harvest in Battir A number of Israeli families, including parents and children, joined with the residents of Beitar in harvesting olives from the villagers’ groves located in Nahal Refaim. The Israeli and Palestinian families’ shared labor, the conversations, the joint picnic, and the experience of climbing the olive trees were fun for all of the event’s participants.