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Saturday October 19 2019
04:00 PM

Olive Harvest in Palestine (October 19th - October 27th 2019)

category international | anti-war / imperialism | event notice author Tuesday April 23, 2019 23:09author by Paul

The olive harvest time in Palestine is a wonderful time for a visit.

The olive harvest time in Palestine is a wonderful time for a visit. The trees are full of ripe olives and in solidarity with the Palestinian land owners we will be part of this traditional experience. You can either climb a tree or work down on the ground. We collect the olives on the tarps and then in buckets and bags. We will have traditional Palestinian lunch on the fields and we will visit an olive press. Besides volunteering on the land you will have the chance to discover Palestine and travel around with your guide Baha, to understand the reality of the geo-political situation. There are excursions to Bethlehem, Jerusalem and Lifta, Hebron and the South Hebron hills, Ramallah (the Arafat Museum) and Nabi Saleh.
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Olive Harvest in Palestine (October 19th - October 27th 2019)

http://tobe-there.com/en/programs/olive-harvest-in-palestine

The olive harvest time in Palestine is a wonderful time for a visit. The trees are full of ripe olives and in solidarity with the Palestinian land owners we will be part of this traditional experience. You can either climb a tree or work down on the ground. We collect the olives on the tarps and then in buckets and bags. We will have traditional Palestinian lunch on the fields and we will visit an olive press. Besides volunteering on the land you will have the chance to discover Palestine and travel around with your guide Baha, to understand the reality of the geo-political situation. There are excursions to Bethlehem, Jerusalem and Lifta, Hebron and the South Hebron hills, Ramallah (the Arafat Museum) and Nabi Saleh.
The olive harvest season that was once a safe and joyful time has become a stark reminder of the reality of the occupation, land theft and destruction which the people of Palestine face every day.
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Contact:
Old City Street Beit Sahour
Opposite Municipality
At Singer Cafe
Tel:05-99929989
Bethlehem
Palestine

info@tobe-there.com

We will have several lectures during afternoons or evenings regarding the political situation and human rights focused on the Palestinian case.

Accommodation in a hotel on twin bases (you can request for a single room for an additional price)
3 meals a day
Guides present at all times
Fees for lecturers and guest speakers
Transportation inside the West Bank and on the days designated for visits to Jerusalem and Hebron
A portion of the fees will be used for the purchase of sapling trees we will be planting

If you have any questions about the fees and what is covered, please contact us. We are happy to provide any guidance or information you may need to ensure your experience with To Be There meets your expectations.

CONTACT US FOR MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION. We will send you a link to an online registration form.
SEE YOU IN PALESTINE!

info@tobe-there.com

Related Link: http://tobe-there.com/en/programs/olive-harvest-in-palestine

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