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Bringing the Benefits of Yoga to the West Bank

Alaina Sadick | Posted 08.28.2012 | DC
Alaina Sadick

D.C. yoga teachers will travel to Ramallah this July to empower community members and build sustainable programs. The training is the first of its kind in the West bank, and will help establish new yoga-based wellness programs.

Practicing Yoga on the Mountain of God

Kazim Ali | Posted 10.10.2011 | Religion
Kazim Ali

Perhaps no temple need be restored, perhaps one does not need a rock to launch up into heaven. Rather than the "mountain," maybe the metaphor for God we need right now is the ocean.

Abbas to Haaretz: Peace possible in 6 months if Israel freezes all settlements

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

RAMALLAH - If Israel completely halts construction in the settlements, negotiations with the Palestinians on a final-status agreement can be completed...

Foreign investment jumpstarts the Palestinian economy

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A commercial strip in downtown Ramallah, West Bank. Photo: TheMediaLine U.S. envoy George Mitchell recently said that Israel has reduced the number o...

Juggling the occupation: a night at the circus

Pulitzer Center. | Pulitzer Center | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Elliott D. Woods, for the Pulitzer CenterRamallah -- Speckled in dayglo, the young girl shimmying her way up the ropes can't be older than twelve -- b...

Abbas: Peace possible in 6 months if Israel freezes all settlements

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

RAMALLAH - If Israel completely halts construction in the settlements, negotiations with the Palestinians on a final-status agreement can be completed...

Abbas' West Bank is flourishing but Hamas is not worried

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

RAMALLAH - To an observer, it sometimes seems that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas knows something we don't. Otherwise, it's hard to explain the s...

Hamas vows to prevent Palestinian elections in Gaza

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Islamic Hamas movement which rules the Gaza Strip said Wednesday it would not allow presidential or parliamentary elections to take place in the s...

Flourishing Palestinian sex trade exposed in new report

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Young Palestinian women are being forced to into prostitution in brothels, escort services, and private apartments in Ramallah and Jerusalem, includin...