Christmas in Bethlehem

Christmas in Bethlehem

Kristel takes us on a journey through Star Street, the same road that Mary and Joseph took towards the Nativity Grotto over 2000 years ago. She talks to local Palestinian Christians and Muslims about the story of Christmas, Bethlehem under Covid 19 and also talks to...
Aniseed Cookies

Aniseed Cookies

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I’ve tried many aniseed cookie recipes, but my absolute favorite is by Reem Kassis ,from her beautiful book The Palestinian Table. These delicious cookies are perfect with Sahlab during the holiday season or all year round with tea...
Bethlehem Christmas Dinner

Bethlehem Christmas Dinner

This Christmas, let us remember the people of a town whose name is repeated in churches around the world but whose bleak present-day reality is too often forgotten. Why not host your own Bethlehem Christmas dinner with this beautifully traditional Palestinian...
Open Bethlehem

Open Bethlehem

I met with Carol Sansour in Abu Dhabi, who is part of the Open Bethlehem Project, an international campaign to raise awareness and support for Bethlehem. She was born there in 1972 and lived through the Israeli occupation, the administration and military control of...
Banking On Banksy

Banking On Banksy

The appeal of what this anonymous England-based graffiti artist, political activist and film director — Banksy, has fostered, is far more than mere compelling political art.  When it comes to Palestine, Bansky is positioning this dispossessed nation and highlighting...
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