Project #1520

Training 80 Youth Encounter Leaders

by Interfaith Encounter Association (IEA)
Nov 14, 2012

Interfaith Visits Encounter group on August 29th

Breaking bread together
Breaking bread together

On Wednesday, August 29th 2012, we had a great encounter at Ein Walaje, known also as Ein Hinia.

We met at 5pm, seven Palestinians and six Israelis. Everyone was asked to bring with them refreshments and we had a wonderful dinner, which included pizza, majadara, salads, cookies, fruit and more.

We talked about Ramadan and Eid el-Fitr and about the social significance of these Holidays. We also talked about the coming Jewish Holidays – Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur and Sukkoth. The conversation was free and flew also to other directions.

 Salma, a member of the group who is a tour guide, guided us through a short tour in the area where we saw the spring itself as well as abandoned houses from before 48/67 that used to belong to the Walaje village. The conversation went a bit to politics and history and it was very interesting. The next encounter will probably take place in Jerusalem.

Casual exchange
Casual exchange
Visiting together
Visiting together



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Interfaith Encounter Association (IEA)

Location: Jerusalem, Israel - Israel
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Dr. Yehuda Stolov
Executive Director
Jerusalem, Israel

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