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Ahed Tamimi was arrested at 4:00 a.m. on December 18, 2017, by the Israeli military. They also arrested her mother, father, and cousin Nour.
Conferences and Witness Trips
April 12, 2018 to April 22, 2018
The April FOSNA witness trip will focus on grassroots leaders and others engaged in popular resistance in Palestine and Israel. Designed for those who have been to Palestine and Israel previously, it provides a political, theological, and economic analysis of the impact of the military occupation, various models of popular resistance, and implications for our work at home. You will visit Jerusalem, Ramallah, Bethlehem, Hebron, Nablus, and the Negev, meeting community activists and leaders at the local, regional, and national levels.
April 27, 2018 to May 8, 2018
Disciples/UCC Global Ministries volunteer missionaries Jeff and Janet Wright of Fort Collins are hosting their annual pilgrimage to the Holy Land. You can learn more about the tour's itinerary and costs on their website: www.footstepsofJesustour.org. Dates of the trip are April 27 through May 8, 2018. The pilgrimage has two goals: to experience the holy sites that have shaped our faith, and to explore how the first-century conditions that shaped Jesus' life and ministry continue to shape the lives of Palestinians and Israelis today.
June 17, 2018 to June 30, 2018
On this two-week-long tour of Palestine and Israel, visit Christian, Jewish, and Muslim holy sites; learn about the impact of the Israeli occupation on Palestinian life; and consider what is needed for a just peace.